Facebook Says Revised 'Like' Button Patent Suit Still Fails

Law360, New York (April 9, 2013, 1:22 PM EDT) -- Facebook Inc. on Friday told a Virginia federal court that an amended patent infringement suit over its “Like” button and other sharing features should be tossed because it doesn't claim the social network has sole control of the allegedly infringing system.

Facebook and co-defendant AddThis Inc., a social media bookmarking service, lodged a joint motion to dismiss direct and indirect patent infringement allegations brought against them in an amended complaint filed by Rembrandt Social Media LP.

In the suit, Rembrandt alleges that Facebook — through the...
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