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FEB 11, 2013 - ReadWriteWeb

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Dead Dutch Programmer Sues Facebook For Patent Violations

Facebook is no stranger to litigation, but a new lawsuit filed against the company this month might be the weirdest to date. As of February 5, Facebook is being sued by deceased Dutch programmer and apparent social web pioneer Joannes Jozef Everardus Van Der Meer. Thomas Edison's Legal Team v. Facebook The late Van Der Meer is being represented by patent holder Rembrandt Social Media and legal group Fish & Richardson, a firm that represented Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison and the Wright Brothers. Facebook's legal team hasn't been around since 1878, but isn't exactly new to ... Read More

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