Web Tracking Solutions Sues Google Over AdSense

Law360, New York (August 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Patent-holding company Web Tracking Solutions Inc. has filed an infringement suit against Google Inc., alleging that Google's AdSense program infringes its patent for online banner advertising.

Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Web Tracking Solutions filed the suit Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The inventor of the patent-in-suit, Daniel Wexler, is also named as a plaintiff.

AdSense allows Web site publishers to display relevant Google ads based on the site's content and the subject of the user’s search request.

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