Pandora Sued Over Website Customization Patent

Law360, New York (May 2, 2011, 12:32 PM EDT) -- Augme Technologies Inc. accused Internet radio provider Pandora Media Inc. in Delaware federal court Friday of infringing a patent related to technology that adds a customized function to websites.

Augme claims that the core of Pandora’s business providing users with customized online radio stations infringes U.S. Patent Number 7,831,690.

Pandora automatically loads music stations and website appearance preferences using information from the user’s computer and Web browser, and also provides personalized advertisements and videos for the user — all of which, Augme alleges, violates the ‘690...
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