Google, AOL Ask Supreme Court To Uphold $30M Verdict In Patent Case

Mealey's (August 7, 2015, 8:32 AM EDT) -- Case: I/P Engine Inc. v. AOL Inc., et al., No. 14-1358, U.S. Sup.

Respondent brief: Filed July 29 by AOL Inc., et al. Brief available. Document #78-150817-008B.

Background: U.S. patent Nos. 6,314,420 and 6,775,664 were invented by Andrew Lang and Donald Kosak, who are, respectively, the CEO and a technology adviser for Innovate/Protect Inc., I/P Engine Inc.'s parent company. The technology was developed while Lang and Kosak worked for search engine firm Lycos Inc., which in turn sold the patents to I/P Engine. In September 2011,...
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