Monday, August 30, 2010

Billionaire Paul Allen Suing Apple and eBay and Facebook and ...

Billionaire Paul Allen claims that Google, Apple, Facebook, YouTube, Yahoo, eBay and a bunch of other high tech companies are infringing on the patents held by Interval Licensing LLC, a company that Allen funded. Other companies named in the complaint include Netflix Inc., AOL Inc., Office Depot Inc., OfficeMax Inc., and Staples Inc. The patents relate to web alerts and web browsing. Interval is asking for royalties on the patents or else have the companies stop infringing.

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