Google, Yahoo Can't Appeal Web Index Patent Ruling

Law360, New York (June 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Google Inc., Yahoo Inc. and AOL LLC have lost their bid to certify an interlocutory appeal of a March ruling denying their motion to dismiss a suit by patent-holding company Software Rights Archive, which alleges infringement of patents for Web indexing and display technology.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Charles Everingham of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Wednesday denied the defendants' motion to certify an appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, finding that they had not showed...
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