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Online Retailers Win Search Patent Infringement Case
Kelora Systems LLC Ruling
lexipixel




msg:4457393
 2:29 pm on May 24, 2012 (gmt 0)

A federal judge has dismissed a big patent lawsuit against web retailers.

"After nearly two years of litigation, some of the biggest names in e-commerce have won a key patent infringement case against Kelora Systems LLC.

Kelora, a developer and patent holder of a certain type of site search software, in 2010 filed a patent infringement suit..."

[internetretailer.com...]


This has to do with online shopping "parametric search", (search by Price, Color, Size, etc), to locate a product within a family of products.

 

incrediBILL




msg:4458577
 10:49 am on May 28, 2012 (gmt 0)

The patent was found to be "obvious" and the judge spanked 'em.
[techcrunch.com...]

Reminds me of the PanIP patent troll nonsense I had to help fight a few years back.

Same situation where a bunch of earlier defendants just bought a license to get the annoying fly to go away until the troll ran into the wrong defendants and then all hell broke loose ;)

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