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  1. Highlights from the SEW Blog: March 24-28, 2008

    Yahoo Gets REAL About Job SearchesIn an effort to improve access to job seekers and assist recruiters, Yahoo announced today the launch of "R.E.A.L.a patent pending search ranking system that is based on Relevance, Engagement, Availability and...

  2. Trademark Law - What Search Marketers Should Know, Part 1

    Essentially a brand name, it identifies and distinguishes a product or service from others for use in commerce, and enjoys protection by the Trademark Office of the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office).

  3. New Search Patent Applications: October 6, 2006 - Google Takes Over the Patent Office

    There were some interesting new patent applications this week from Yahoo, Microsoft, and IBM, but nothing on the scale of the outpouring of intellectual property published and assigned to Google - I uncovered 15 new patent applications from the...

  4. New Search Patent Filings: October 4, 2006 - Using Google to find the Cable Guy

    This next patent application is a companion filing to that one, and relies upon the same technology to help with searches where location is important. Google's newest patent filing expands upon Google Transit and Maps by providing information about...

  5. New Search Patent Filings: August 27, 2006 - Google's Recommendations, IBM's Speedier Pagerank, Napster's Search

    This patent from Google describes a way to use past search history and user behavior to rerank search results and provide ecommerce based recommendations. IBM was granted a patent based upon providing advertisements to people based upon sites that...

  6. New Search Patent Applications: July 11, 2006 - Google Patent Filings by the Dozen

    Twelve Google patent applications where published this past week, including seven that focus upon geographical information and local search. This first patent filing discusses some of the factors that the search engine may look at to determine...