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Lawsuit Claims Pinterest and Investor Brian Cohen Copied Plaintiff’s Website (SocialTimes)
Theodore Schroeder, who worked with early Pinterest investor Brian Cohen on a previous project, has sued Cohen and Pinterest for passing ideas he brought to that project to Pinterest’s co-founders, who used them to develop the successful social network. Schroeder, a lawyer who lives in Ocean City, N.J., claims he created the idea of a “board” as a platform for sharing content while working on a website called RendezVoo with Cohen and others in 2007 and 2008, and that Cohen handed the idea to the founders of Pinterest in 2009 along with some angel funding.

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