Facebook Ownership Suit To Remain In Federal Court

Law360, New York (March 28, 2011, 6:12 PM EDT) -- A federal judge ruled Monday that a man who claims he owns 84 percent of Facebook Inc. cannot remand his suit against the social network's chief to a New York state court, finding the parties are from different jurisdictions.

Paul Ceglia had claimed there was no reason for the trial to be heard in federal court because he and Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg both live in New York, according to Monday’s ruling from Judge Richard J. Arcara of the U.S. District Court for the...
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Case Title

Ceglia v. Zuckerberg et al


Case Number

1:10-cv-00569

Court

New York Western

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Richard J. Arcara

Date Filed

July 9, 2010

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