22-04-12

Trial Yahoo-Facebook (1)

Case No. CV-12-01212-JSW
DEFENDANT FACEBOOK, INC.’S
ANSWER; COUNTERCLAIM AGAINST YAHOO! INC. FOR PATENT INFRINGEMENTJURY TRIAL DEMANDED

Defendant Facebook, Inc. (“Facebook”) hereby submits the following Answer to the Complaint for Patent Infringement of Yahoo! Inc. (“Yahoo!”). Facebook’s Counterclaim for Patent Infringe ment against Yahoo! is set forth below following the Answer.

THE PARTIES

1. Facebooklacks sufficient information to form a belief as to the truth of theallegations recited in this paragraph, and on that basis denies them.

2.Facebook admits that it is a Delaware corporation with its principal place of  business at 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025. Facebook admits it operates awebsite at www.facebook.com as well as associated mobile applications and social plugins.Except as expressly admitted herein, Facebook denies the remaining allegations of this paragraph.

NATURE OF THE ACTION

3. This paragraph contains a legal conclusion to which no response is required.

4.Facebook denies the al

legationsset forth in this paragraph.

JURISDICTION AND VENUE

5. This paragraph contains legal conclusions to which no response is required.

6.Facebook admits that this Court has personal jurisdiction over Facebook. Facebook denies that it has committed any acts of patent infringement and/or contributed to or induced acts of patent infringement by others in this or any other District.

7.Facebook admits that venue is proper in this judicial district.

INTRADISTRICT ASSIGNEMENT

8.This paragraph contains legal conclusions to which no response is required.

FACTUAL BACKGROUND

Yahoo!’s History

9.This paragraph of the Complaint consists of allegations regarding Yahoo! that Facebook lacks sufficient information to admit or deny, and on that basis, Facebook denies the allegations of this paragraph.

10.This paragraph of the Complaint consists of allegations regarding Yahoo! that Facebook lacks sufficient information to admit or deny, and on that basis, Facebook denies the allegations of this paragraph.

11.This paragraph of the Complaint consists of allegations regarding Yahoo! that Facebook lacks sufficient information to admit or deny, and on that basis, Facebook denies the allegations of this paragraph.

12.This paragraph of the Complaint consists ofallegations regarding Yahoo! that Facebook lacks sufficient information to admit or deny, and on that basis, Facebook denies the allegations of this paragraph.

13.This paragraph of the Complaint consists of allegations regarding Yahoo! that Facebook lacks sufficient information to admit or deny, and on that basis, Facebook denies the allegations of this paragraph.Yahoo!’s Alleged Innovations

14.This paragraph of the Complaint consists of allegations regarding Yahoo! that Facebook lacks sufficient information toadmit or deny, and on that basis, Facebook denies the allegations of this paragraph.

15.This paragraph of the Complaint consists of allegations regarding Yahoo! that Facebook lacks sufficient information to admit or deny, and on that basis, Facebook denies the allegations of this paragraph.

16.This paragraph of the Complaint consists of allegations regarding Yahoo! that Facebook lacks sufficient information to admit or deny, and on that basis, Facebook denies the allegations of this paragraph.

17.This paragraph of the Complaint consists of allegations regarding Yahoo! that Facebook lacks sufficient information to admit or deny, and on that basis, Facebook denies theallegations of this paragraph.Yahoo!’s Patents-in-Suit

18.Facebook admits that messaging and privacy are offered as options on certainwebsites. Facebook denies that “[w]ithout Yahoo!’s achievements, websites such as Facebook would not enjoy repeat visitors or substantial advertising revenue.” Facebook further denies that the functions identified in this paragraph of the Complaint involved any innovation by Yahoo!. 

http://www.scribd.com/doc/87849736/Facebook-s-Counterclaims-to-Yahoo-s-Patent-Lawsuit

 

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