Google Asks USPTO For Biz Method Review Of Walker Patent

Law360, New York (October 8, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. is fighting back against infringement claims made by Walker Digital LLC, calling on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to review the Connecticut-based company’s patent covering the enabling of an anonymous data search under the America Invents Act's covered business method review process.

Google contends in its petition to the USPTO Friday that Walker Digital's patent, dubbed the “Method and System For Facilitating An Employment Search Incorporating User-Controlled Anonymous Communications,” does not cover a technological invention. Further, the search giant argues, the invention was...
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