Fed. Circ. Upholds Nix Of Ad IP Asserted Against Google

The Federal Circuit on Friday affirmed Google’s wins before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board that invalidated the asserted claims of two patents covering technology for identifying invalid clicks for online pay-per-click advertisers, confirming that the patents were eligible for the America Invents Act covered business method review program.

Inventor Patrick Zuili failed to establish that the PTAB erred in determining that Google LLC could challenge the patents under a CBM review, following rulings by the Federal Circuit that limited the scope of the program, which...

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