Ultramercial Asks High Court To Skip WildTangent Ad IP Suit

Law360, New York (May 2, 2012, 7:59 PM EDT) -- Ultramercial LLC urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday not to take a case over its patent for viewing ads in exchange for access to online content, arguing that the decision finding the patent valid will not allow any abstract idea involving the Internet to be patented.

In a petition for writ of certiorari filed in February, video game maker WildTangent Inc. argued that Ultramercial's patent claims nothing more than the idea of viewing advertising online and that the Federal Circuit's ruling finding it valid means...
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