High Court Won’t Hear Google AdWords Patent Suit

Law360, New York (January 10, 2011, 2:07 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an inventor’s suit accusing Google Inc.’s AdWords system of infringing his patent.

The high court denied Roger Marx Desenberg’s petition to review a federal appeal court’s decision upholding the dismissal of the case.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Aug. 31 determined that the lower court was correct in tossing the case for failure to state a claim, rejecting Desenberg's argument that his constitutional rights had been violated.

Desenberg, who has worked in...
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