Facebook faces patent infringement case

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Facebook is facing a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Ohio-based Web 2.0 firm, Leader Technologies.

The complaint alleges that Facebook has infringed Leader's US Patent No. 7,139,761 relating to a method and system for the management and storage of electronic information.Leader Technologies said it was seeking damages and an injunction against Facebook for its wilful infringement of the '761 Patent.

Michael McKibben, founder of Leader and named inventor on the '761 Patent, said, "We have spent a great amount of time and effort in procuring our intellectual propertyand have taken the steps necessary to protect our proprietary and inventive ideas."

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