Two Internet search giants are being sued by the company that claims it owns the patents to search technology: Xerox.Google and Yahoo are named in Xerox's complaint, filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Delaware ( click for PDF), as operating products and services that infringe on two Xerox patents for organizing documents. The two patents, No. 6,778,979 and No. 6,236,994, were granted to Xerox in 2004 and 2001, respectively.
In its complaint, Xerox said various services from Google and Yahoo--including AdWords, Yahoo Search, and YouTube--fall under the scope of the patents, entitled "… Read more