Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Monday April 01, 2013

Facebook Faces Jury Trial Over Timeline Trademark

I'm not sure why Facebook didn't just pay these guys off. Now the geniuses are facing a jury trial.

U.S. District Judge John W. Darrah said today that Facebook was not able to invalidate Timelines' claim to the mark, Bloomberg reported. "At this stage in the proceedings, it is not unreasonable to conclude that as to this group of users, 'timeline(s)' has acquired a specific meaning associated with plaintiff," the judge wrote in the ruling.