Facebook Ducks Action Over Friend Finder's Use Of Names

Law360, New York (October 27, 2011, 8:01 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday threw out a putative class action brought by a group of Facebook Inc. users who allege they were harmed by the social networking giant’s use of their names and likenesses on its Friend Finder service.

U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg granted Facebook's motion to dismiss the suit, ruling that the class had failed to demonstrate any injury from the Facebook’s use of their names and pictures for its Friend Finder service, which searches a user’s email accounts to identify acquaintances...
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Cohen et al v. Facebook, Inc.


Case Number

3:10-cv-05282

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Trademark

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Richard Seeborg

Date Filed

November 22, 2010

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