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Gesture-based control system

Patent Number 9734393 - August 15, 2017

A method and system for human computer interaction using hand gestures is presented. The system permits a person to precisely control a…

Systems and methods for dynamically identifying illegitimate accounts based on rules

Patent Number 9734502 - August 15, 2017

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can receive a set of accounts associated with a specified time frame. One or more…

Accessing third-party communication service via a social networking system

Patent Number 9736093 - August 15, 2017

A user interface in a social networking system enables users to connect to and interact with each other using a third-party communication…

Accessing third-party communication service via a social networking system

Patent Number 9736094 - August 15, 2017

A user interface in a social networking system enables users to connect to and interact with each other using a third-party communication…

Accessing third-party communication service via a social networking system

Patent Number 9736095 - August 15, 2017

A user interface in a social networking system enables users to connect to and interact with each other using a third-party communication…

Facebook Patent Applications

TECHNIQUES FOR ANIMATING STICKERS WITH SOUND

Application Number 20170206697 - July 20, 2017

Techniques for animating stickers with sound include receiving audio input by a first mobile device; animating a selected image according to…

PIVOT INTERFACE ELEMENT FOR A MESSAGING SYSTEM

Application Number 20170201575 - July 13, 2017

Exemplary embodiments relate to messaging, and in particular address several aspects of initiating a group conversation. When a user interacts…

TECHNIQUES TO CONFIGURE MEDIA PACKAGES

Application Number 20170177643 - June 22, 2017

Techniques to configure media packages are described. In one embodiment, an apparatus may comprise a client support component operative to…

TECHNIQUES TO DETECT FOREGROUND PROCESSES

Application Number 20170180222 - June 22, 2017

Techniques to detect foreground processes are described. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may comprise a client data reception…

TECHNIQUES FOR EPHEMERAL MESSAGING WITH LEGACY CLIENTS

Application Number 20170171131 - June 15, 2017

Techniques for ephemeral message are described. In one embodiment, an apparatus may comprise a sender inbound messaging component operative to…

Facebook Federal Litigation Filings

Bolar v. Harris et al

Georgia Northern District Court - August 7, 2017

Taamneh et al v. Twitter, Inc. et al

California Northern District Court - July 20, 2017

Ramsey Randall v. Facebook, Inc., et al

U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit - July 17, 2017

Russell Rope v. Facebook, Inc.

California Central District Court - July 17, 2017

Facebook Federal District Court Decisions

Facebook, Inc. v. Power Ventures, Inc.

California Northern District Court - August 8, 2017

Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh Granting in Part and Denying in Part 445 Administrative Motion to File Under Seal.(lhklc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed…

Facebook, Inc. v. Power Ventures, Inc.

California Northern District Court - August 8, 2017

Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh Granting 466 Administrative Motion to File Under Seal.(lhklc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/8/2017)

Facebook, Inc. v. Power Ventures, Inc.

California Northern District Court - August 8, 2017

Order by Judge Lucy H. Koh Granting 446 Motion for Attorney Fees; Granting in Part and Denying in Part 447 Motion for Sanctions.…

Bloch v. Facebook Inc.

California Northern District Court - August 7, 2017

ORDER dismissing 1 Complaint, filed by Marilyn Bloch, with leave to amend. Plaintiff shall file a first amended complaint or dismissal…

Quigley v. Yelp, Inc. et al

California Northern District Court - August 7, 2017

ORDER by Judge Richard Seeborg denying motions to dismiss [#17], [#20], [#25] as moot.(cl, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/7/2017)

Facebook State Court Decisions

Cross v. Facebook, Inc.

California Court of Appeal - August 9, 2017

La'Tiejira v. Facebook, Inc. et al

Texas Texas Southern District Court - July 20, 2017

OPINION AND ORDER. Motion Hearing set for 8/2/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 9C before Judge Melinda Harmon.(Signed by Judge Melinda Harmon)…

Letizia et al v. Facebook Inc.

California California Northern District Court - July 14, 2017

ORDER Granting in Part and Denying in Part Facebook's 46 Motion to Dismiss. Signed by Judge Thelton E. Henderson on 7/14/2017. Amended…

La'Tiejira v. Facebook, Inc. et al

Texas Texas Southern District Court - June 14, 2017

OPINION AND ORDER Motion Hearing set for 6/28/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 9C before Judge Melinda Harmon(Signed by Judge Melinda Harmon)…

FRANCO CARACCIOLI V. FACEBOOK, INC.

United States US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit - June 6, 2017

Facebook Federal Appellate Court Decisions

FRANCO CARACCIOLI V. FACEBOOK, INC.

US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - June 6, 2017

FACEBOOK, INC. V. STEVEN VACHANI

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - December 9, 2016

CAN-SPAM Act / Computer Fraud. The panel filed an order denying a petition for panel rehearing and rehearing en banc and amending its opinion…

SOFTWARE RIGHTS ARCHIVE, LLC v. FACEBOOK, INC.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit - September 9, 2016

FACEBOOK, INC. V. STEVEN VACHANI

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - July 12, 2016

CAN-SPAM Act / Computer Fraud. The panel affirmed in part and reversed and vacated in part the district court’s summary judgment in…

Indacon, Inc. v. Facebook, Inc.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit - June 6, 2016