GeoTag Can't Get Justices' Eyes On Google Patent Dispute

Law360, Los Angeles (October 11, 2016, 9:23 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court won’t review a Federal Circuit decision affirming that Google Inc.’s advertising platform doesn’t infringe a GeoTag Inc. patent for geographic search, even after Google declined to oppose its rival’s request for certiorari, according to an order list released Tuesday.

GeoTag had asked the high court for writ of certiorari on Aug. 26, arguing there was never a controversy that could be decided in a court of law at the time Google sought declaratory judgment that GeoTag's U.S. Patent No. 5,930,474 was invalid.

Google waived its right to respond to GeoTag’s petition in early September, and the court...

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