Facebook Accused Of Copying 'Want' Button Trademark

Law360, New York (October 12, 2012, 6:46 PM EDT) -- A social media company has accused Facebook Inc. of ripping off a trademarked service that allows users to create wish lists of desired products via a "want" button, according to a suit filed Friday in Michigan federal court.

CVG-SAB LLC, which owns and operates websites such as Wantbutton.com and Wanttt.com, claims that a new feature recently rolled out by the social media giant infringes trademarks it owns and has used since September 2010 in association with a Web service allowing consumers to express their desire for...
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Case Title

CVG-SAB, LLC v. Facebook, Inc.


Case Number

2:12-cv-14521

Court

Michigan Eastern

Nature of Suit

Trademark

Judge

Gershwin A. Drain

Date Filed

October 12, 2012

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