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  1. Google Gets Authority Evaluation Patent Criticizing Amazon, Slashdot

    The patent can be found here on the US Patent and Trademark Office website. The patent - Delegating authority to evaluate content - was filed March 10, 2010 by Daniel Hillis and Bran Ferren. In a patent application approved Tuesday, Google used the...

  2. Could the Term "SEO" Become Trademarked?

    It would be my pleasure to write this next sentence saying that Trademark Office isn't complying with Gambert's wish, but that isn't the case. On March 25, the Trademark Office notified Gambert of the following news:

  3. Copyright Law: What Search Marketers Should Know (Part 1)

    People need to understand that for most Web site content on the Internet– original articles, text, videos, music, images, etc.somebody probably owns the copyright to that content.explains Clarke Walton, trademark attorney for the Walton Law Firm...

  4. More than Organizing Photos? Google Acquires Neven Vision

    It sounded like more might be happening than just putting pictures in order, so I tried to see if I could find any clues involving the intellectual property behind the company, with a trademark search and a patent search on their name.

  5. New Search Patent Applications: May 23, 2006 - Yahoo Wallets, Microsoft Answers, and Google Phrases

    The US Patent and Trademark Office (USTPO) filings offered us additions to Google phrase searching and predictive queries, some enhancements to interacting with ecommerce sites that appear to be from Yahoo, a Microsoft Answers system and a page...

  6. New Search Patents: May 3, 2006 - Microsoft and IBM Dominate with Recent Search Filings

    With Google quiet, a recent flurry of activity burst out at the US Patent and Trademark Office from Microsoft and IBM, including the granting of a patent on a music search engine, another on searching recorded voice, and patents (and patent...

  7. New Microsoft Patent Apps Discusses the Building of Personalized Portals

    It was originally filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office in July 2005. About two weeks ago, Microsoft, had an interesting patent application published descibing a system that assists users in building personalized "portals" was published.

  8. Microsoft's "Google Base" is Code Named Fremont & MS Receives Patent For Semi-Auto Annotation of Multimedia Objects

    The US Patent and Trademark Office awarded a patent (not a patent app) to Microsoft today titled: Semi-automatic annotation of multimedia objects. It was first filed for in 2000 and is an interesting read, as patents go.

  9. Understanding Search Engine Patents

    According to the US Patent and Trademark Office (http://www.uspto.gov/) the right given in the patent excludes others from making, using or selling the invention without permission for a period of time, but it doesn't require the applicant to...

  10. Understanding Search Engine Patents

    According to the US Patent and Trademark Office (http://www.uspto.gov/) the right given in the patent excludes others from making, using or selling the invention without permission for a period of time, but it doesn't require the applicant to...

  11. Google Patents Method to Determine Equivalent Descriptions Based on Information Needs of Searcher

    Patent and Trademark Office today that Google was awarded a patent today that involves technology allowing the searcher to conduct a more comprehensive search by automatically determining equivalent ways (synonyms) to describe their information need.