Twombly Becomes Focus Of Photo Patent Suit

Law360, New York (December 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A New Hampshire-based patent-holding firm is aiming to sink Yahoo Inc., AOL LLC and other defendants’ arguments that the antitrust pleading requirements established in Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly apply to its patent case over three photo technology patents.

On Wednesday, FotoMedia Technologies LLC opposed the defendants’ motion to dismiss its direct and willful infringement claims in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

While defendants’ contended that FotoMedia’s claims are deficient based on pleading requirements determined from the Supreme Court case, FotoMedia...
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