Yahoo's Infringes Patent: IconFind

Law360 (January 14, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Yahoo Inc. is being sued for using technology in its online photo-sharing service that is allegedly protected by a patent belonging to IconFind Inc.

The complaint, lodged Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, claims, Yahoo’s photo-managing Web site, infringes IconFind’s patent covering a method of categorizing and searching Web pages., which categorizes and retrieves photos based on their copyright status, infringes U.S. Patent Number 7,181,459, titled “Method of coding, categorizing and retrieving network pages and sites,” the complaint...
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