Facebook Buys Ibm Patents

Facebook has purchased hundreds of IBM patents in a bid to bolster its intellectual-property standing as it squares off against Yahoo in a high-profile infringement lawsuit.

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  • Facebook buys IBM patents
    Reports that Facebook bought 750 software and networking patents from IBM surfaced less than two weeks after struggling Internet pioneer Yahoo! accused the thriving young firm of infringing on 10 of its patents. "I can confirm that there was a purchase but ...
    03/23/2012 - 4:55 am | View Link
  • Facebook buys patents from IBM to defend itself
    MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- Facebook has acquired patents from IBM as it girds itself for litigation, including a lawsuit by Yahoo. A company spokesman on Thursday confirmed the purchase but did not provide details. Earlier, Bloomberg News said Facebook ...
    03/22/2012 - 7:46 pm | View Link
  • Facebook reportedly buys IBM patents
    IDG News Service | Mar 23, 2012 12:01 AM PT Facebook has reportedly acquired patents from IBM, a move that could help it shore up defenses against new patent infringement lawsuits ahead of its IPO. The social networking company confirmed the purchase, and ...
    03/22/2012 - 5:41 pm | View Link
  • Facebook buys IBM patents
    Facebook confirmed Friday that it has added a trove of IBM patents to its arsenal on an increasingly lawsuit-strewn technology battlefield. Facebook confirmed Friday that it has added a trove of IBM patents to its arsenal on an increasingly lawsuit-strewn ...
    03/22/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Facebook buys 750 IBM patents, reports say
    Facebook has bought 750 IBM patents in an attempt to bolster its defences against lawsuits from the likes of Yahoo, according to multiple reports. Bloomberg reported on Thursday that the patents, which would vastly outweigh the relatively meagre arsenal ...
    03/22/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • List of mergers and acquisitions by Facebook
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