Walker Digital Ends Patent Fight Over Facebook Ads

Law360, New York (July 18, 2011, 6:35 PM EDT) -- A Delaware federal judge on Monday dismissed a patent infringement suit against Facebook Inc. brought by Walker Digital LLC — a company led by the founder of Priceline.com Inc. — after both parties agreed to drop the case over online ads.

U.S. District Judge Gregory M. Sleet approved a voluntary dismissal order submitted by Walker Digital on Thursday that stipulated that each party would bear its own costs.

An attorney for Walker Digital declined to comment on whether a settlement had been reached and a representative...
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