March 10, 2018 / 2:45 AM / 3 months ago

U.S. appeals court hands Facebook win in EveryMD messaging patent case

Facebook Inc on Friday prevailed in a lawsuit brought by an Internet physician directory accusing the social networking giant of infringing online messaging patents.

The U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court decision invalidating two patents over which EveryMD.com LLC had sued Facebook on the grounds that they describe abstract ideas not eligible for protection.

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