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  1. Google Acquires (and Shuts Down) Trust Seal Company KikScore

    While Google’s program focused more on customer service, purchase protection, and shipping, KikScore offered a more holistic look at the business as a whole. KikScore CEO and co-founder Rajeev Malik recently described his company in an interview as...

  2. Louis Daguerre, Photography Inventor, Gets Google Doodle

    The image could only be viewed at an angle and needed protection from the air and fingerprints so was encased in a glass-fronted box. From this work the daguerreotype was developed and patented on January 7, 1839, but the patent was acquired by the...

  3. 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).

  4. Pricing Models for the Small SEM Shop

    Small SEMs can be vulnerable, so legal protection becomes an important issue. New Search Patent Filings: August 29, 2006 - Yahoo looks at Interactive TV and VOIP New Search Patent Filings: August 28, 2006 - Identifying Web Spam and Adult Images

  5. New Search Patents: June 22, 2006 - Google File System, Microsoft Blocks, and Yahoo Autonotifications

    Automatic advertiser notification for a system for providing place and price protection in a search result list generated by a computer network search engine The other inventor listed in this patent, Jin-Lin Chen, is one of the authors of that paper.

  6. Google Agrees To $90 Million Settlement In Class Action Lawsuit Over Click Fraud

    Protection From Click Fraud Going Forward: What's going to prevent future cases like this? Protection From Other Suits: It's possible if not likely to my understanding that if this settlement is approved, it will resolve all click-fraud related...