Facebook Says USPTO Records Debunk Yahoo's Patent Claims

Law360, New York (May 17, 2012, 3:35 PM EDT) -- Facebook Inc. on Wednesday hit back at Yahoo Inc.'s claims that two of Facebook's patents are unenforceable due to inequitable conduct, alleging Yahoo's argument is based on demonstrably false information and asking the court to strike the claims from the suit.

Yahoo has argued that Facebook failed to list inventor Joseph Liauw as one of the people behind the two patents-in-suit and that there is no sworn statement from Liauw in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office records that explains his omission, which renders the patents...
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Case Title

Yahoo! Inc. v. Facebook, Inc.

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit



Jeffrey S. White

Date Filed

March 11, 2012

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