(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google LLC was hit on Monday with a U.S. lawsuit alleging it copied a smaller agency’s patented digital promoting expertise.
FILE PHOTO: The Google brand is pictured on the entrance to the Google places of work in London, Britain January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Influence Engine Inc filed the grievance in federal courtroom in San Diego, California, alleging numerous Google internet marketing platforms, together with Google Adverts and Google AdSense, infringed on six patents.
The allegedly violated patents, granted to San Diego-based Influence Engine between 2011 and 2018, relate to so-called “programmatic artistic”…