Facebook Claims 'Self-Defense' In Ad Co.'s Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (April 5, 2012, 7:31 PM EDT) -- Facebook Inc. asked a California federal judge to toss an antitrust case against it Wednesday, saying online advertising display company Sambreel Holdings LLC failed to prove the social networking giant did anything other than legally protect its own business.

Sambreel's flagship product PageRage, which allows users to customize their pages with designs that appear in their Web browsers when they visit Facebook, competes with Facebook in the sale of advertising impressions, Sambreel said in its March 19 complaint.

When PageRage started biting into Facebook's ad revenue...
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Case Title

Sambreel Holdings LLC et al v. Facebook, Inc.


Case Number

3:12-cv-00668

Court

California Southern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

Cathy Ann Bencivengo

Date Filed

March 18, 2012

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