Fed. Circ. Affirms Google Win In AdWords IP Suit

Law360, New York (April 7, 2010, 7:00 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court’s ruling of noninfringement in a patent infringement suit Bid for Position LLC brought against Google Inc. and AOL LLC over Google's AdWords Web advertising system and a similar system used by AOL.

Google and AOL did not infringe a Bid for Position patent for a method for conducting a continuous auction, such as a vendors' auction for positions in an internet advertising display, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled Wednesday.

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