Facebook, Others Sued Over Media Upload Patents

Law360, New York (February 23, 2011, 3:30 PM EST) -- Technology licensing company Summit 6 LLC on Wednesday slapped Research in Motion Corp., Facebook Inc. and several other companies with an infringement suit in Texas, accusing them of encroaching on Summit 6's patented media uploading technology.

Douglas A. Cawley of McKool Smith PC lodged Summit 6's suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, alleging that RIM, Facebook, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Multiply Inc. and Photobucket Corp. have all infringed Summit's U.S. Patent Number 7,765,482 and that Multiply, Facebook and Photobucket have...
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