Facebook fights off Yahoo’s patent trolling with some fresh patents
- shot Last month, Yahoo, which has been the recipient of tons of traffic from Facebook lately, tried suing the social networking company for patent infringement.
- rebound Facebook, still a young company without a ton of patents, recently bought a bunch from IBM, essentially meant as patent troll repellant for the likes of Yahoo.
- block Now Facebook’s trying to countersue Yahoo. But here’s the fun part: At least one of the patents they’re suing with was bought after Yahoo’s suit. Ooooh. source