Covario Scores SEO Patent

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San Diego-based Covario , the search engine optimization and search engine marketing software firm headed by Russ Mann, revealed this week that it has secured its first patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The firm said the patent covers technology used in its SEO Audit Score System. The patent number is 7,877,392. Patent and Trademark Office, inventors on the patent include Ray Grieselhuber, Brian Bartell, Dema Zlotin, and Russ Mann.

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At L90 (Startup 3.0) , we were sued by DoubleClick on the eve of our IPO for alleged patent-infrindgement.

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Green Dot Gets Mobile Gelocation Patent

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Patent No. Green Dot said the patent relates to its use of geolocation for creating customized user experiences, as well as for risk management and fraud prevention. The patent names Samuel H. Pernikoff as inventors, and was filed by Green Dot way back in July of 2007. Green Dot was represented by Arent Fox LLP in the patent filing. green mobile geolocation patent location awareness communications uspto finance debit prepaid

Local.com Gets Patent On Local Shopping Search

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Irvine-based Local.com has scored a patent out of its acquisition of Krillion , in April, the firm reported this morning, after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issues patent number 8,032,427 to the company. local search shopping patent krillion uspto legal

Smith Micro Scores Compression Patent

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Aliso Viejo-based Smith Micro has received a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark office, for compression technology in its StuffIt software line. According to the USPTO, the patent was actually issued in July, and names Serge Volkoff, Michael Paul Halpin, and Darryl Lovato as inventors. According to the USPTO, Smith Micro filed for the patent in February of 2007, using Craig M.

Broadcom, CSR Settle Lawsuits

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The settlement puts to bed a lawsuit which has been ongoing since December of 2006, when SiRF sued Global Locate over GPS technology patents. Broadcom bought Global Locate in 2007; CSR acquired SiRF in February of 2009.

Interview with Steve Jillings, TeleSign

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Steve Jillings has a long track record of running successful startups in Southern California, ranging from such companies as FrontBridge Technologies (sold to Microsoft in 2005 for over $200M) and Vantage Media (acquired in 2007). In 2011, we had two of our patents approved.

How Deka Sounds Is Using 3D Printing For Your Next Bluetooth Headset

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For fifteen years, I owned four dry cleaners in Irvine, and sold those in 2007. I decided we''d patent a sliding mechanism on our Bluetooth, and use 3D printers to take pictures that people send to us, and my company will design a Bluetooth based on their picture, on our 3D printer.

Interview with Paige Craig, Betterworks

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There's a fairly complex platform we've patented. Paige Craig: In 2007, I stepped back from a company called the Lincoln Group. I was traveling and in San Francisco, and at the TechCrunch conference in 2007 I ran into a group of folks from LA.

EC Drops Antitrust Case Against Qualcomm

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The EC had opened up an investigation in October of 2007 to investigate alleged abuse by Qualcomm of its dominant market position. Panasonic, and Texas Instruments, who complained that Qualcomm was charging excessive royalty licenses for use of its patents. Tags: european union commission qualcomm patent legal lawsuit antitrust

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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Loren Bendele joined Savings.com in January 2007 as the CEO. Lauri Burns is the founder of The Teen Project , a non-profit organization founded in 2007, whose mission is to give every foster child an equal chance in life. Our Best Interviews Via Email: Monthly. Weekly. Idea Mensch.

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Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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VCR Plus Codes To Disappear

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VCR Plus was originally developed by Henry Yuen and Daniel Kwoh, who leveraged the patents behind VCR Plus into a major business licensing television guide patents to set top box manufacturers, television manufacturers, and others, and eventually bought television guide brand TV Guide. Gemstar-TV Guide was acquired by Macrovision (eventually renamed Rovi) in 2007, after a long, drawn out drama over securities fraud by Yuen and Gemstar-TV Guide's CFO.

Regulus Therapeutics Raises $20M

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The investment came from Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and Isis Pharmaceuticals, which created Regulus in a joint venture in September of 2007. Regulus also said that it now has over 900 patents focused on microRNA technology. Carlsbad-based Regulus Therapeutics , a biopharmaceuticals firm focused on microRNA-based therapeutics, announced this morning that it has raised $20M in a Series A funding round.

Southern California Leads In Green Businesses, Says Report

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Other findings in the report included a ranking of patent registrations in green technology, where California held the lead with more than 458 patents between 2007 and 2009, 150 more than second ranking New York, which ahd 307 patents registered. A new report released today by Next 10 , a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy group, says that Southern California--and California, as a whole--leads the green innovation, cleantech venture capital, and energy market.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Inventing Stuff, Obviously Impossible?

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Stage two: They say the solution was obvious all along." -- Robert Fischell, Inventor (Holder of 200 medical device patents) It is easy to come up with ideas.

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Interview with Jose daVeiga, KlickSports

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In 2007, we did five bowl team venues the same way. We filed for a patent in 2000, but in 2001, when we filed for the final patent, the market tanked. Kent also went off to other things, but in 2005 we got awarded that patent.

CallFire Bootstraps 50,000 Signups and Hires Former NetZero CEO

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CallFire simplifies telephony, making sophisticated, expensive carrier-class telecom capabilities available through an easy-to-use GUI and API platform, which the company pioneered in 2007.

Language Weaver's Mark Tapling On Growth, Exits

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Mark Tapling: Since you last did an in depth interview with us in 2007, the company has doubled in size. We've also had great advances in engaging the trust of the commercial community, with patented advances like automatic scoring of our algorithms, which predicts the quality of translations based on a one-through-five scale.

Interview with Joe Fisher, Contour Energy

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As a result, in 2007, our three lead investors -- including CMEA Capital, U.S. One of the things we've been able to do, is we've patented a cathode where we can dial in the amount of energy, or power, or any combination we need.

Interview with Eric Golden, Equipois

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The eureka patents that Garrett has are on controlling how a spring behaves through a range of motion, and selectively defeating that spring--which when you push down, usually pull up--through a certain period, so that there is a constant force throughout. in 2007, then we did a Series B round of about $3.5M, led by a venture firm, Terrapin Partners.

How brain-amputated developers created the social media plague

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Interview with Milo Sindell, Knowledge Genie

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That became our company Hit the Ground Running, which we launched in 2007 to help a number of Fortune 500 clients with our technology and methodologies. We have patents filed on this process. This morning, Knowledge Genie (www.myknowledgegenie.com) launched a new web site that helps experts and authors publish online information to the web.

How to cleverly integrate your own URI shortener

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Interview with George Ruan and Donald Patterson, Quub

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I happened to connect with Don, read his research papers, and in about 2007, learned about Twitter and started using it. The sort of support mechanisms and networks in place really are about pharmaceuticals, biomedical, and patents.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Tear Down Your Firewalls

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Sure, you need to take the proper precautions to protect your idea first (patents, copyrights, etc.), particularly with international patent laws.

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Interview: Venture Capitalists On Pitching

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At GRP, we don't care about patents--they're nice to have, but not required--but we're looking for defensible IP in an area with an interesting, and big, idea. We saw a continuation of 2006 and 2007, where there were too many "me-too" players. For this morning's interview, we thought we'd try something different, and put together a virtual panel of venture capitalists to give us a few tips on pitching your company.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 3.0: Internet advertising is good. No, it’s bad. Oh wait… it IS good!

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Startup 5.0 – I’m just going to chill out for a bit… (OK, for a month…)

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of the product, file patents, hire a small sales team and launch a marketing program to take StrongMail to market.