17 Jul '13, 2pm

GoDaddy gets patent for Geo Domain tool

First patent related to system for generating geo domain names is granted. Back in 2009 GoDaddy released a geo domain tool that allowed you to find domain names specific to a location, e.g. AustinAllergists.com. Last year I reported that GoDaddy filed three patent applications related to the tool. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has now granted a patent to GoDaddy covering the technology. U.S. patent 8,489,746 is titled “Systems for suggesting domain names from a geographic location data”. It was originally filed as “Suggesting Domain Names from a GPS Location”. You can view the patent here (pdf). Inventors listed on the patent include Adam Dicker, owner of DNForum and a former GoDaddy employee, Paul Nicks, current Director of Product Development for GoDaddy, and Robert Bacus. Of the other two patents filed in conjunction with this one, one is facing a final rejection...

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2013/07/17/godaddy-gets-patent-...

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