FB and Yahoo made up!

English: Patents Granted 1790-2008 (divided in...

English: Patents Granted 1790-2008 (divided into utility patents, design patents, plant patents, and patents granted to foreign residents) Deutsch: Erteilte Patent 1790-2008 (unterteilt in Gebrauchsmuster, Geschmacksmuster, Biopatente und Patente die an nicht US Bürger vergeben wurden) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The patent disagreement between FB and yahoo was brought to an end, only to bring about an advertisement alliance. Yahoo brought the suit in March claiming 10 of its intellectual properties to be infringed. Subsequently FB bought 750 patents from IBM and countered. Later it bolstered defense with patents from Microsoft.

The firms came to a resolution and decided to collaborate.

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