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Paul Allen's Interval Licensing patent complaint takes aim at Google
Updated: Paul Allen’s Interval Licensing sued a bevy of technology companies including AOL, Apple, eBay, Facebook, Google, Netflix and others for patent infringement.
Interval Licensing, a research firm hatched in 1992, is suing those aforementioned Internet companies for patent 6,263,507 among others. The patent was issued for an invention revolving around browser navigation in a body of information and audiovisual data.
In a nutshell, the patent goes to the core of what these companies do. The Allen complaint (PDF and Scribd below) states:
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