Google, AOL Triumph In Web Advertising Patent Suit

Law360, New York (March 23, 2010, 12:40 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. and AOL LLC have achieved victory in a suit brought by Performance Pricing Inc. claiming their online advertising platforms infringed one of its patents.

Judge Randall Rader of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas entered final judgment in favor of Google and AOL on Monday, finding that Google’s AdWords and AOL’s Search Marketplace do not infringe the patent-in-suit.

The judge signed off on the final judgment after granting summary judgment to Google and AOL on March 17.

Austin, Texas-based Performance...
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