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  1. Google Not Responsible for Policing YouTube Content: French Court

    TF1 sued YouTube and Dailymotion back in 2008 for intellectual property abuse, seeking damages for alleged copyright infringement on sports and movies that were uploaded to YouTube by users. Google recently commissioned a top first amendment rights...

  2. Google’s Rosetta Stone AdWords Woes Continue as Case Reopened

    Google’s current AdWords policy prohibits intellectual property rights infringement by advertisers, though they note that trademarks are territorial and apply only to certain goods or services. Advanced Systems Concepts, Inc.that buying ads based...

  3. IRS Audits Google's Off-Shore Tax Strategies

    The greatest focus is on how the company reported its intellectual property and software rights licensed abroad. This includes $1 billion saved by allocating profits to a Bermuda-based law firm (where corporate income tax is non-existent), the use...

  4. Security and Responsibility on the Virtual Frontier

    Because the goods are all virtual, this very often comes down to an accusation of intellectual property (IP) theft, which falls under the purview of the DMCA. Committing the criminal offense of Trafficking in Stolen Property 2nd degree;

  5. Virtuality & Mortality: Who Owns The Online Content We Create After We Die?

    However, this bill ultimately may pit itself against Facebook's own Terms of Service, in which people give up some control of their IP rights: "For content that is covered by intellectual property rights, like photos and videos ("IP content"), you...

  6. Trademark Law - What Search Marketers Should Know, Part 1

    Intellectual property attorneys widely consider U.S.trademark law to be well behind the advances in Web and search technology. A trademark is a type of intellectual property. We actually invite trademark owners to submit claims to us, because it's...

  7. Search and the Law: Professor Eric Goldman

    As part of a series looking at Internet and intellectual property law, Eric Goldman, assistant professor and director of the High Tech Law Institute at Santa Clara University, discusses self-service IP enforcement, current search engine lawsuits...

  8. Search and the Law: Attorney Deborah Wilcox

    As part of a series looking at Internet and intellectual property law, we spoke with Deborah A. Wilcox, co-chair of Baker Hostetler's national intellectual property litigation practice, which includes managing and litigating copyright, trademark...

  9. Search and the Law: Attorney Clarke Douglas Walton

    As part of a series looking at Internet and intellectual property law, we spoke with Clarke Douglas Walton, an attorney and former VP of an SEM firm. Walton is a lawyer focused on Internet and intellectual property law, including copyright and...

  10. Copyright Law: What Search Marketers Should Know (Part 2)

    This next article covers important tips and tactics by online intellectual property attorneys, and legal counsel for the search engines, for both protecting your own copyrighted material and respecting the copyrights of others.

  11. Copyrights, Trademarks and Search Engines

    Terms which are made-up words are very strong trademarks, like a Xerox," said Debbie Wilcox an intellectual property attorney at Baker & Hostetler LLP. Tips to protect your intellectual property The panel offered several tips for dealing with...