Microsoft, Facebook Target Mobile Ad Patents In AIA Reviews

Law360, New York (October 10, 2013, 7:53 PM EDT) -- Microsoft Corp. and Facebook Inc., which are among a host of companies sued by B.E. Technology LLC over personalized advertising patents, challenged the validity of the patents Wednesday by seeking inter partes review of them under the America Invents Act.

In separately filed petitions, the tech giants, who B.E. sued last fall in the Western District of Tennessee, allege that the company's patents should be found invalid as anticipated or obvious in view of earlier patents. 

Facebook wrote in its petition that it would have been...
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