Yahoo Says Facebook May Be Infringing 16 More Patents

Law360, New York (May 4, 2012, 1:53 PM EDT) -- Yahoo Inc. has informed Facebook Inc. that it may be infringing 16 patents in addition to those that Yahoo has already asserted in its lawsuit against the social media company in California federal court, Facebook said Thursday.

In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Facebook said it received a letter from Yahoo on April 23 stating that Yahoo believes 16 patents it claims to hold “may be relevant” to open-source technology it alleges is being used in Facebook’s data centers and servers....
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Yahoo! Inc. v. Facebook, Inc.


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3:12-cv-01212

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California Northern

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Patent

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Jeffrey S. White

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March 11, 2012

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