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Eolas' 'Interactive Web' patents invalid, appeals court affirms

The patents were used to extract hundreds of millions from tech companies online video streaming and search results suggestions.

By July 22, 2013


Jury strikes down Eolas' 'Interactive Web' patent

Patent-holding company claimed a host of Web giants owed it hundreds of millions in royalties for their use of online video streaming, search suggestions, and other "interactive" elements on pages.

By February 9, 2012


Eolas sues corporate giants over Web technology

In a bigger sequel to its years-long patent infringement case against Microsoft, Eolas has sued Apple, Google, Amazon, Yahoo, Frito-Lay, Playboy, and many others.

By October 6, 2009


Microsoft, Eolas settle patent dispute

A years-long legal battle over Web browser technology is over, but neither Microsoft or Eolas is talking about details.

By August 30, 2007


Patent Office board to revisit Microsoft-Eolas spat

Panel of internal judges has agreed to launch a proceeding to determine whether Microsoft or Eolas is the rightful owner of a patent related to Web browser plug-in technology.

By June 1, 2007


New trial for Microsoft in Eolas case

It's back to court after Microsoft convinces a court to vacate a patent infringement award against the company.

By March 2, 2005


Landmark lawsuits under way over who owns the Interactive Web

Michael Doyle and his company Eolas claim several prominent Web companies, including YouTube and Amazon, violate a patent it holds that dates back to 1994.

By February 9, 2012


Microsoft IE patch eliminates extra step

Licensing agreement allows software maker to eliminate Internet Explorer's "click to activate" step for interactive Web sites with HTML-embedded controls.

By November 12, 2007


Why Yahoo's going for the Facebook 'cashectomy' just now

Unless this is part of a bigger blood feud, the sides may very well decide to split the difference and cut a deal.

By March 12, 2012