Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Businesses Google Graphics Patents Idle

USPTO Gives Google Patent For Doodles 150

Posted by samzenpus
from the omg-ponies dept.
theodp writes "After a 10-year struggle, the USPTO was convinced to issue Google a patent Tuesday for Systems and Methods for Enticing Users to Access a Web Site, aka Google Doodles. Among other things, Google explains that the invention of co-founder Sergey Brin covers modifying a company logo with 'a turkey for Thanksgiving' and 'a leprechaun's pot of gold for Saint Patrick's Day.' To help drive home its point, Google included an illustration showing the USPTO that hearts could be displayed on the Google home page for Valentine's, which would be deja-vu-all-over-again for the 394 lovers who used the UIUC PLATO system on Feb. 14th, 1975."
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

USPTO Gives Google Patent For Doodles

Comments Filter:

At the source of every error which is blamed on the computer you will find at least two human errors, including the error of blaming it on the computer.

Working...