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Judge dismisses Ceglia lawsuit over ownership of Facebook

New York man claimed in a lawsuit against the social network and Mark Zuckerberg that he had a 2003 contract that entitled him to a half ownership in the company.

By March 25, 2014


Judge recommends dismissal of Paul Ceglia's Facebook lawsuit

Judge says there is clear evidence that the 2003 contract that Ceglia claims gives him half interest in the social network was a "recently created fabrication."

By March 26, 2013


Facebook sues lawyers of man who claimed to own the social network

The world's largest social network claims DLA Piper and other law firms knew Paul Ceglia was lying about his ownership stake in Facebook -- but went forward with the case anyway.

By October 20, 2014


Correction: Paul Ceglia's lawsuit against Facebook

A previous version misstated the origin of a motion granted by the judge. It was filed by Facebook.

By June 29, 2012


Ceglia ordered to pay Facebook $90,000 in legal fees

The man who claims to own half of Facebook is neck-deep in legal woes. After canceling legal proceedings at the last minute, he now has to reimburse the social network thousands.

By November 29, 2012


Ceglia fights to keep lawyer trying to quit lawsuit against Facebook

The man who claims Mark Zuckerberg agreed to give him half of Facebook opposes his lawyer's motion to withdraw from the case. His lawyer says he's received threats in representing Ceglia.

By November 27, 2012


Facebook: Ceglia's e-mail, contract are 'fabrications'

The social network asks the court to dismiss Paul Ceglia's lawsuit claiming he owns half of Facebook, calling it a "fraud and a lie" after examining Ceglia's documents.

By March 26, 2012


Now Paul Ceglia might even owe Facebook legal fees

The man who claims Mark Zuckerberg signed a contract giving him half of Facebook is dealt another legal blow.

By November 9, 2012


Facebook wins another round against Paul Ceglia

More legal woes for man who claims Mark Zuckerberg signed a contract that gives him half of Facebook. Judge in civil suit allows a report that appears to show the contract was altered.

By November 2, 2012


Feds arrest Paul Ceglia for alleged multibillion-dollar fraud against Facebook

Ceglia, a man who claims he should own half of Facebook, faces up to 40 years in prison for allegedly doctoring a contract and creating fake emails in his suit against CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

By October 26, 2012