Google, Facebook Duck Suits Over Mobile Web Patents
By Jeff Sistrunk
Law360, Los Angeles (September 3, 2013, 8:28 PM ET) -- Facebook Inc. and Google Inc. on Friday beat allegations they infringed Wireless Ink Corp.'s patents for mobile website technology, after a New York federal judge ruled Wireless Ink failed to show their mobile sites have any features covered by the asserted patent claims.
U.S. District Judge P. Kevin Castel granted Facebook and Google's motions for summary judgment of noninfringement, agreeing the companies' mobile websites did not fulfill the asserted claims of Wireless Ink's U.S. Patent Numbers 7,599,983 and 7,908,342. The judge denied as moot Facebook and Google's joint...