With the proposed system, the network could offer suggestions like taking a professional course or moving to Los Angeles to gain better odds.
Merck had originally asked for $2 billion.
The appeal to the top court could clarify how important design is to the overall value of products involved in patent disputes.
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The patent, which was granted in February, is for a system that will examine posts and messages on the social network and look for something called neologisms.
The tech giant said it has warned the site before.
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