Yahoo Calls Facebook's Patent Counterclaims 'Retaliation'

Law360, New York (April 27, 2012, 6:20 PM EDT) -- Yahoo Inc. on Friday slammed counterclaims filed by Facebook Inc. as retaliation for its own patent claims in the company's intellectual property dispute in California federal court as it added two more claims of its own to the case.

In response to a countersuit alleging that Yahoo had infringed protected social networking and advertising technology, the online search site chided Facebook for deliberately purchasing, within the last five months, many of its 10 asserted patents from nonpracticing entities and other companies with the aim of using...
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Yahoo! Inc. v. Facebook, Inc.


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3:12-cv-01212

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California Northern

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Jeffrey S. White

Date Filed

March 11, 2012

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