Parody Website Says Facebook Can't Take A Joke

Law360, New York (November 5, 2010, 2:22 PM EDT) -- Claiming it is a parody protected by the First Amendment, a website cataloging some of the “lamest” social media posted on Facebook has asked a federal judge for a declaratory judgment affirming its content and right to pursue its own trademark.

Lamebook LLC sued Facebook Inc. on Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, seeking to put an end to cease-and-desist letters from the social media leviathan that claimed the start-up both infringed and diluted Facebook's trademarks and had to change...
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