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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. In a patent application approved Tuesday, Google used the review/comments systems used by Amazon and Slashdot to support their method and gain approval for their "invention".

  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. 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.

  4. Daily SearchCast, May 24, 2006: Windows Live Local Gets UK Images & Easier Map Sharing; Is That Site In Your Search Results Safe?; A Spam Detection Tool; A Search Marketing Magazine Arrives & More!

    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...

  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. Two items from Redmond today, Microsoft with a classified ads listing service in the works pegged as...

  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...