Google Unit Can't Duck Online Ad Patent Infringement Suit

Law360, New York (September 1, 2015, 10:00 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday determined that the claims of a patent covering an Internet display frame for advertisements are not directed to an abstract idea under the U.S. Supreme Court's Alice ruling, allowing KlausTech Inc.'s infringement claims against a Google Inc.-acquired company to proceed.

U.S. District Judge Jeffrey S. White determined that even if KlausTech’s patent had failed the first part of the Alice test by being directed to an abstract idea, it still would have passed the test’s second part because the concept is not simply associated with a computer, but it improves an existing technological process as...

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