Google Ditches Parts Of Patent Suit Over Adsense

Law360, Los Angeles (April 17, 2013, 7:26 PM EDT) -- A Virginia federal judge on Tuesday tossed some of the claims against Google Inc. in a suit brought by Suffolk Technologies LLC alleging that the tech giant’s use of Google Adsense advertising placement technology infringes one of Suffolk’s patents.

Suffolk filed suit last June against Google and AOL Inc., saying the companies violated the company’s patent related to the way the companies deliver advertising content specific to individual website viewers. AOL was dismissed from the lawsuit Jan. 30.

U.S. District Judge T. S. Ellis III on...
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