Office Depot Sues Staples Over Google Ads

Via Threadwatch, Office Depot Sues Staples Over Ads Placed on Google (paid sub. required) from the Wall Street Journal covers Office Depot filing suit earlier this month in US District Court in Palm Beach, Florida accusing Staples of trademark infringement, false advertising, unfair competition and deceptive trade practices over ads linked to words that are also Office Depot trademarks. Staples apparently had ads coming up for searches on [viking], which is an Office Depot subsidiary. Ads led to Staples-owned web sites.