Xerox sues Google, YouTube and Yahoo over search patents

Xerox has sued Yahoo, Google and YouTube for infringing on its patented search and integration techn

The document management and services company has alleged that Google's AdWords and AdSense services besides Yahoo Search Marketing, Yahoo Publisher Network and Y!Q Contextual Search violate a Xerox patent on automatically generated searches.

It also accused Google Maps, Google Video and Yahoo Shopping services of infringing on its patent that combines information from various sources.

Xerox alleged that videosharing site YouTube.com also was infringing on its patent.