Google Obtains Patent for its Doodle

Finally After a 10-year long effort, the USPTO was ready to issue a patent to Google’s Doodle.

Google has received a patent for its famous homepage doodles.

This Patent (7912915) assigned to Google co-founder and Google Doodle “inventor” Sergey Brin.

According to Patent Abstract:

“A system provides a periodically changing story line and/or a special event company logo to entice users to access a web page. For the story line, the system may receive objects that tell a story according to the story line and successively provide the objects on the web page for predetermined or random amounts of time. For the special event company logo, the system may modify a standard company logo for a special event to create a special event logo, associate one or more search terms with the special event logo, and upload the special event logo to the web page. The system may then receive a user selection of the special event logo and provide search results relating to the special event.”

There is no doubt that Google Doodle has become something of an Internet icon and attracts searcher and media every time it appears.

As far as the Patent concern this invention is pretty ridiculous. It will leave everyone speechless.

Do you people think Doodles deserve a Patent?



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