Chapter two in the patent war between Facebook and Yahoo. Facebook based -California, yesterday launched a counter lawsuit against Yahoo, accusing it of infringing ten of its patents, according to court documents. Facebook's complaint, filed in federal court in San Franciscoin (California), takes place after Yahoo sued Facebook last month for infringement of patents, including several covering the online advertising technology. according to reuters
Times are definitely very hard for Yahoo expected to announce that the 2000 dismissal of its employees tomorrow morning, according to rumors circulating for a month
Facebook bought in late March 750 IBM patents to shield technology, including litigation before it faces with Yahoo. The patents cover a wide spectrum of technologies, from software to networking services. Both companies have worked together. Yahoo joined the thread of social network activities on their own websites, which generated an increase in traffic such as 300% between September and December, according to the entity itself felt. On 12 March, Yahoo went to court on the grounds that Facebook was being used without your consent dozens of proprietary systems for them, including some relating to privacy and publicity.
Facebook is preparing its IPO, an operation that has attracted considerable interest from the market because it could be the largest stock, Not the first time that Yahoo performs an operation similar to this when one of its nearby competitors listed in markets
In 2004 Yahoo sued Google due to patent case and got his rival would give preferential access to obtain shares in his company before it was released in the bag. In exchange, Yahoo had to give Google a license to use Internet search technology that was patented. . For now, the social network continues to advance in their dealings and has stopped trading on the secondary market.