Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Brings 3D Creativity To Winsdows 10, Launches Surface Studio, Surface Book i7 And Affordable VR Headset
Alphabet Cutting Jobs in Google Fiber, Pauses Expansion Plans
Nintendo Cuts Profit Forecast
Sony To Establish New Imaging Products And Solutions Company
Samsung Pay Expand In New Russia, Thailand and Malaysia
Samsung Introduces New ARTIK Smart IoT Platform Modules
iPhone Sales Declined, But Services Revenue Grew In Last Fiscal Quarter
Google's Jamboard Reinverts The Whiteboard For Collaboration in the Cloud
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Google ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Google Loses AdWords Patent Case

Google has been ordered by a court in Virginia to pay royalty to I/P Engine for infringing two of its patents through the AdWords advertising system.

District Judge Raymond A. Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk division decided Tuesday that I/P Engine, a patent licensing subsidiary of Vringo, should be paid an ongoing royalty rate of 6.5 percent on a part of AdWords revenue.

Google had tried to redesign AdWords and remove functions of its system that infringed I/P Engine's IP. However, the judge ruled earlier this month that the modified system was "nothing more than a colorable variation of the system adjudged to infringe," and ordered the parties to negotiate an appropriate ongoing royalty rate.

Google has already appealed the court's decisions in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and is planning to appeal the royalty award as well.

The story began in Sept. 15, 2011, when I/P Engine filed a complaint against AOL, Google, Target and others, alleging that the defendants had infringed two of its patents through the AdWords search advertising system which the companies were using.

On Nov. 6, 2012, a jury found that Google and the other defendants had infringed the asserted claims of the two I/P Engine patents. The jury awarded I/P Engine US$30.5 million in damages and a running royalty rate of 3.5 percent instead of a lump sum. In an order this month, the District Court ordered that I/P Engine should get $17.32 million from the defendants for supplemental damages and prejudgment interest.

Street View fine in Korea

Seperately, Korea's communications watchdog in Tuesday fined Google W212.3 million ($198 million) for illegally collecting personal data without people's consent.

The Korea Communications Commission ordered Google to delete all data collected from October 2009 to May 2010 using its Google Street View vehicles.

In 2011, Google was also fined in 12 countries for illegally gathering personal data. The fine was 145,000 euros in Germany and 100,000 euros in France. In the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission fined the American tech giant $25,000.

Sony Buys Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility From Renesas Electronics        All News        AMD Announces ARM-Based Server CPU and Development Platform
Google May Settle EU Antitrust Probe: report     General Computing News      Icahn Invests More In Apple

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Alphabet Cutting Jobs in Google Fiber, Pauses Expansion Plans
Google's Jamboard Reinverts The Whiteboard For Collaboration in the Cloud
Google Pixel XL Manufacturing Cost is in Line with Rival Smartphones
Google Raises 3rd Quarter Lobbying But Spending Falls Behind AT&T
Google To Reply to EU Charge on Shopping By November 7
Google And Facebook Build Undersea Cable From LA To Hong Kong
Google Introduces Pixel Smartphones, Affordable Daydream VR Headset, Google WiFi, Chromecast Ultra And Google Home
Google Set To unveil New Phones And Gadgets
Google Faces Fine Over Anti-competitive Android Practices: report
Google Apps for Work Become Smarter, Part Of New G Suite
Google Launches its Allo Messaging app
Google to Unveil New Smartphones, Hardware In Oct. 4 Event

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .