Suit Over Romney's Facebook Page Paused For Patent Review

Law360, Los Angeles (June 11, 2012, 7:07 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge Monday refused to enter a default against Mitt Romney and two other Republican presidential hopefuls in a patent infringement action over their Facebook pages, saying the case should be paused while the government re-evaluates its rejection of the patent's claims.

U.S. District Judge Mariana R. Pfaelzer told an attorney for former Republican presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum and GOP nominee Romney on Monday that she would not enter a default against them and would stay the patent suit brought by...
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