Google: Patents

  • Exploring a newly-granted Google patent around social signals

    … fits that bill perfectly. We’re heard repeatedly from Google that social interactions are not a search ranking signal. In fact, you can read a Tweet from Google’s Gary Illyes in response to the statement, “Some controversy over whether Google takes social into account for SEO….” His reply: So the answer is “No,” right? Maybe, and here’s where…

    Dave Davies/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 29 readers -
  • 3 Google Patents You Need To Know About In 2016

    … Google changes (after all, they perform 500–600 minor changes a year, on top of their big updates), there are ways you can stay ahead of the game. One of those ways is to understand the patents that Google is applying for and how they might impact search in the future. In this article, you’re going to learn about three patents that could have…

    Pratik Dholakiya/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 37 readers -
  • Google Patent Search Gets An Upgrade Adding Prior Art & Scholar Results

    Google announced they have upgraded the Google Patent Search algorithm, interfaces and features to help with the ever growing number of patent applications and the growing number of litigations around patents. Google’s Allen Lo, Deputy General Counsel for Patents and Ian Wetherbee, Software Engineer for Google Patents said “bad patents drive up costs for innovative companies ...

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Land- 16 readers -