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...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Sambreel Holdings LLC et al v. Facebook, Inc.

Case Number



California Southern

Nature of Suit



Cathy Ann Bencivengo

Date Filed

March 18, 2012

Law Firms


Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.