Local Awarded USPTO Web Domain Name Patent
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Corporation (NASDAQ: LOCM), a leading online local media company,
today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted
the company patent number 8,312,125, which covers a method and system
for the bulk acquisition and development of multiple web domain names.
Issued on Nov. 13, 2012, the patent describes a system and method for
enabling the bulk acquisition and management of multiple web domains.
The patent covers the technology related to the fulfillment of web
domains. Local Corp. is currently using this technology for its small
and medium-sized business (SMBs) customer as well as for the development
of its recently announced vertically oriented lead generation sites. The
method includes collecting a set of