Posts Tagged: Yahoo


Yahoo Seeks Patent on Capturing Metadata from User Devices to Provide Better Maps

What we found were plenty of interesting inventions regarding consumer Internet technologies that will interest plenty of our readers, so we’ve gathered some of the best …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

Yahoo Seeks Patent on Sending Geographically Appropriate Event Recommendations to a Mobile Device

We’re going in-depth to explore a patent application that would notify mobile device users of nearby events. These events would be collected from social media applications …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

Yahoo & Facebook Settle Patent Battle with Strategic Partnership

This is an interesting development, and one that seems to make sense from both perspectives. When giant corporations are suing each other it is because they are …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 3

Digital Property Rights – An Evolving Business Landscape

With the advent and rise of the Internet, digital property rights have become an increasingly hot-topic in the Board rooms and Executive Offices of major companies, particularly …
By Anna Hicks
8 years ago 1

Patent Lawsuits Extreme: Household Names Compete for Customers, Brand Reputation and Innovative Technologies

But how exactly do patents do all of these wonderful things for companies? Unlike trademarks and copyrights, patents are incredibly difficult to acquire. But a patent, once …
By Danee Garone
8 years ago 0

Goliath vs. Goliath: Yahoo and Facebook Sue Over Patents

The meat of the litigation revolves around patents. For decades patents have been a significant part of intellectual property law, but in recent years they have proven …
By Anna Hicks
8 years ago 4

Harness Social Media & Stop Losing Customers with Social Login

Frustration with registration and login isn’t limited to mobile devices, of course. As the web has become more participatory and an integral component of our lives, …
By Larry Drebes
9 years ago 0

Stay Ordered: Paul Allen Patent Litigation Takes Abrupt Detour

The focus of the litigation now shifts to the Patent Office. How Allen’s patent claims will fare in that forum is unknown, but certainly his odds …
By Scott M. Daniels
9 years ago 3

Complaint Dismissed: Paul Allen’s Patent Trolling Complaint Against Apple, Google, Facebook, Yahoo and Others Hits Snag

If the remainder of her decision is any evidence as to what she was thinking, it seems pretty clear to me that if she were forced to …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 8

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Sues Apple, Google, Facebook, Yahoo and Others for Patent Infringement

On Friday, August 27, 2010, Interval Research Corporation brought a patent infringement lawsuit against a who’s who of tech companies in the United States District Court for the …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 33

News & Notes: Volume 1

It is great to know that settlement has been achieved, and incredibly newsworthy to learn that the victorious party was "pleased with the outcome." But really, sometimes …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 2

CorporateCounsel.com Names Top 10 IP Litigation Wins of 2009

The victories selected represent a diverse array of wins, which a press release announcing the Top 10 list says is due to "the differing objectives of IP litigation …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 0

Yahoo! Search Engine Optimization Patent Application

On January 1, 2009, a patent application published on a Yahoo! Inc. invention related to Search Engine Optimization.  Search Engine Optimization, or SEO as it is typically referred to, …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 18