Fed. Circ. Seems Open To Restoring IP Suit Against Facebook

Law360 (January 13, 2020, 6:46 PM EST) -- A Federal Circuit panel appeared receptive Monday to Mirror Worlds' argument that a district court erred by ruling that Facebook's news feed and timeline features don't infringe three Mirror Worlds patents for a system to display computer files in searchable, chronological streams.

During a 40-minute hearing in Washington, D.C., Mirror Worlds Technologies LLC attorney Marc Aaron Fenster of Russ August & Kabat urged the panel to reverse a New York district court decision, saying it was "contrary to all evidence in the record."

Much of the hearing focused on how the accused Facebook features obtain data that users see in their...

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