Google, Facebook Facing Patent Infringement Lawsuit Over Social Networking on Mobile Phones

Submitted by patentadmin on Thu, 03/11/2010 - 00:00

March 11, 2010 - A company called Wireless Ink has filed a patent lawsuit against Google and Facebook, claiming that the technology the defendants use to allow users to join social networks via their mobile phones infringes the company's patent, which was issued in October 2009.

Bloomberg News reports that Wireless Ink is seeking cash for damages and an injunction on the allegedly infringing technology.