Jan 15, 2008 115 reads by Navneet Kaushal

During November last year Boston's Northeastern University and technology company Jarg sued Google for patent infringements, see: Northeastern University Takes Google Inc To Court!. Now we have a response from Google, and it's an outright denial of the charges leveled against them.

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Picture Credits: The US Patent & Trademark Office

The patent #5,694,593 attributes the patent to Kenneth P Baclawski who's been professor from the Northeastern University as well as one of the founders of Jarg. The patent is about the search technology wherein a search query is fragmented into smaller chunks and distributed across multiple systems in a network to enhance processing speeds. The allegations follow that Google uses the technology which has been exclusively licensed to Baclawski.

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Google has responded saying that the patent is invalid which has been rebutted by the other party. It seems it will be a couple of years before the lawsuit is sorted out.

Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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