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Paul Ceglia

Ceglia v. Mark Zuckerberg: May a Civil Litigator Simply Accept His Client's "Truth"?

Joel Cohen | Posted 01.15.2013 | Crime
Joel Cohen

One should probably vet a lawyer the same way a lawyer should vet his client's claim when it causes the attorney's eyes to roll when he first hears it. If the allegation doesn't pass the decent lawyer's "smell test" it's likely it won't pass anyone else's smell test, especially the judge's.

New Evidence Emerges In Facebook Ownership Case

Posted 12.17.2011 | Technology

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - The New York man claiming half of Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg's stake in the social networking company tol...

Facebook Granted Access To Personal Emails In Ownership Suit

Posted 10.18.2011 | Technology

AP/HUFFINGTON POST (BUFFALO, N.Y.) -- A judge on Wednesday gave Facebook access to the personal email accounts of a man suing for half ownership of th...

Facebook Claims Fraud 'Smoking Gun' In Paul Ceglia Case

Wired | Posted 10.07.2011 | Technology

Facebook says they’ve found the “authentic contract” between Ceglia and Zuckerberg. Facebook is also charging that Ceglia, who they say is now l...

Mark Zuckerberg Says He Never Signed Away Half Of Facebook

Posted 08.02.2011 | Technology

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - An alleged contract and emails that a New York man says entitle him to a huge stake in Facebook are forger...

Facebook Has Ugly Words For Man Who Claims To Own Half Of Facebook

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 07.27.2011 | Technology

First it was Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss. Now, New Yorker Paul Ceglia is the latest thorn in Facebook's side, claiming that prior business dealings w...

Facebook Email Drama Gets The Taiwanese Animation Treatment

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.14.2011 | Technology

What's a juicy controversy without a slightly absurd interpretive video by Next Media Animation? The Taiwanese studio has tackled Facebook's latest...

Could This Email Cost Mark Zuckerberg 50% Of Facebook?

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.12.2011 | Technology

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg scored a major victory on Monday, when a U.S. appeals court ruled that the Winklevoss twins could not appeal their pr...

Man Who Claims To Own 50% Of Facebook Files New Evidence

Business Insider | Posted 06.12.2011 | Technology

Remember Paul Ceglia? He's the fellow in upstate New York who sued Mark Zuckerberg last July, claiming that, way back in 2003, Zuckerberg had agree...

Facebook CEO's Privacy Fight

Reuters | Jonathan Stempel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg says a lawsuit by a man who claims to own a huge chunk of the popular social networking website is seekin...

Man Claiming To Own Facebook Says He'd Hire Zuckerberg

Bloomberg | Bob Van Voris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Paul Ceglia, who claims in a lawsuit that he owns 84 percent of Facebook Inc., said his case wouldn't have been possible if state troopers hadn't come...

Facebook 'Suspects' Zuckerberg Contract Was 'Forged'

Wired | Ryan Singel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook says it "strongly suspects" forgery is involved in a contract showing its founder Mark Zuckerberg signed away more than half the rights to Fa...

Facebook Claimant Must Answer 'Where Have You Been?' To Win

Huffington Post/AP | Carolyn Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Facebook will try to get a New York man's claim for majority ownership of the website thrown out of court, attorneys for the social ...

Paul Ceglia Claims To Own Facebook

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

New York web designer Paul Ceglia, who has filed a suit against Facebook and its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, claims he owns an 84% stake in Facebook. Ceg...