PLAINTIFF YAHOO!'S REPLY AND COUNTER-COUNTERCLAIMS CV-12-01212-JSW
Charles K. Verhoeven (Bar No. 170151)email@example.comJennifer A. Kash (Bar No. 203679) firstname.lastname@example.orgKevin A. Smith (Bar No. 250814)email@example.comQUINN EMANUEL URQUHART &SULLIVAN, LLP50 California Street, 22nd FloorSan Francisco, California 94111Telephone: (415) 875-6600Facsimile: 415 875-6700
Attorneys for Plaintiff Yahoo! Inc.UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTNORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIASAN FRANCISCO DIVISION
YAHOO! INC., a Delaware corporation,Plaintiff,vs.FACEBOOK, INC, a Delaware corporation,Defendant.CASE NO. CV-12-01212-JSW
PLAINTIFF YAHOO! INC.’s REPLYAND COUNTER COUNTERCLAIMS TODEFENDANT FACEBOOK, INC.’SANSWER; COUNTERCLAIM AGAINSTFACEBOOK, INC FOR DECLARATORYJUDGMENT OF NON-INFRINGEMENTJURY TRIAL DEMANDED
Plaintiff Yahoo! Inc. (“Yahoo!”) hereby submits this Reply (“Reply”) in response to theCounterclaim for Patent Infringement (“Counterclaim”) filed in this action by Facebook, Inc.(“Facebook”). Yahoo!’s Counterclaims are set forth below the following Reply. For its Reply,Yahoo! states as follows:1.
In retaliation for Yahoo!’s good faith allegations of patent infringement,Facebook alleges infringement of ten patents as counterclaims. However, on information andbelief, Facebook lacks a good faith basis for most, if not all, of its counterclaims, particularlythose patents that it purchased from others.2.
Facebook purchased eight patents from non-practicing entities: two patents werepurchased from "IPG Electronics 503 Limited," a San Diego-based patent aggregator; twopatents were purchased from "Cheah Intellectual Property Licensing," a California-based patent
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