Match Group Face Second Lawsuit from NetSoc

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NetSoc LLC have filed a second patent lawsuit against Match Group LLC over Tinder’s user interface.

NetSoc, based in Texas, uses social networking technology to help consumers navigate through their “life issues”.

The company levelled a first patent infringement case against Match in May.

NetSoc claimed the system that Tinder uses to collect profiles and set up interactions infringes their US Patent Number 9,979,107 in multiple ways.

Match Group are also involved in a more high-profile lawsuit with Bumble, which has been ongoing since March.

Match Group and Tinder opened a case against Bumble for copyright and brand hallmark infractions.

In return, Bumble are suing Match Group, claiming patent infringements and misappropriation of trade secrets.

The lawsuits came following a failed takeover attempt of Bumble by Match Group.

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