Google Not Off The Hook In AutoLink Patent Suit

Law360, New York (January 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- An appellate judge vacated a district court order on Wednesday that said Google Inc.'s AutoLink service does not infringe a HyperPhrase Technologies LLC patent. But the judge agreed that Google's AdSense service does not infringe two HyperPhrase patents.

AutoLink creates links to Web pages that are similar in content, linking online maps with street addresses or package tracking numbers with the package’s delivery status. AdSense allows Web site publishers to display relevant Google ads based on the site's content and the subject of the user’s search...
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