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NEWS: Two Mercks ONE Facebook

Merck Germany is accusing Merck America of squatting on its page. FRANKFURT—German drug maker Merck KGaA has asked a New York City court to force Facebook Inc. to explain how the German company lost its page on the social-networking site to U.S.-based rival Merck & Co. According to a filing in New York State Supreme […]

Merck Germany is accusing Merck America of squatting on its page.

FRANKFURT—German drug maker Merck KGaA has asked a New York City court to force Facebook Inc. to explain how the German company lost its page on the social-networking site to U.S.-based rival Merck & Co.

According to a filing in New York State Supreme Court, the German Merck intends to “initiate action based on the apparent takeover of its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/merck” by Merck & Co., the similarly named but separate competitor.

[Source: Wall Street Journal]