Skip to main content

Are you a legal professional? Visit our professional site

Please enter a legal issue and/or a location
Begin typing to search, use arrow keys to navigate, use enter to select

Find a Lawyer

More Options

Yahoo! Sues Facebook Alleging Patent Infringement

By Kevin Fayle on March 13, 2012 10:17 AM

Yahoo! has filed a patent infringement lawsuit alleging that Facebook violated several of Yahoo!'s patents related to online communications and social networking.  The filing claims that "Facebook's entire social network model...is based on Yahoo!'s patented social networking technology."  The complaint requests triple damages and an injunction preventing Facebook from continuing to use the patents in question.
Yahoo! Sues Facebook Alleging Patent Infringement

Document courtesy of AllThingsD.

You Don’t Have To Solve This on Your Own – Get a Lawyer’s Help

Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.

Or contact an attorney near you:
Copied to clipboard