Teachbook Changes Name To End Facebook Trademark Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (September 04, 2012, 6:08 PM ET) -- Facebook Inc. agreed to drop its trademark suit against Teachbook.com LLC on Friday after the social networking site for teachers consented to move forward with a new name, the companies announced in a statement.

Under the settlement agreement reached between the two companies, Teachbook will continue to operate under the name TeachQuest, ending the case Facebook has been pursuing against the Northbrook, Ill.-based Teachbook since 2011. The social media giant had argued that users of Teachbook — a social networking site marketed for teachers — were...
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Case Title

Facebook, Inc. v. Teachbook.com LLC


Case Number

1:11-cv-03052

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

840(Trademark)

Judge

Honorable John J. Tharp, Jr

Date Filed

May 6, 2011

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