Facebook Renews Trademark Battle With Teachbook

Law360, New York (May 9, 2011, 11:54 AM EDT) -- Facebook Inc. refiled its trademark infringement suit against Teachbook.com LLC, a social networking site for teachers, on Friday in an Illinois court, days after the suit was dismissed by another court for lack of jurisdiction.

A California judge ruled Tuesday that his court was the wrong venue for the suit because Teachbook does not have any members in California.

Facebook filed the new suit in Illinois, where Northbrook, Ill.-based Teachbook is based. As in the California suit, the company argues that Teachbook selected its name to...
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Case Information

Case Title

Facebook, Inc. v. Teachbook.com LLC

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit



Honorable John J. Tharp, Jr

Date Filed

May 6, 2011

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