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  1. Google Wins Book Lawsuit: Judge Rules Digitization Service 'Fair Use'

    However, U.S.circuit judge Denny Chin concluded that Google's work provides "significant public benefits". The Authors Guild said it would appeal the decision: "We disagree with and are disappointed by the court's decision today," the Guild's...

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

    Stateside, a U.S.second circuit court of appeals panel overturned a judgment in YouTube’s favor in April this year, reinstating a $1 billion lawsuit against Google by media giant Viacom. So says a judgment by a court in France in the case of TF1...

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

    In March 2011, a United States court for the Ninth Circuit (California) ruled in the case of Network Automation, Inc.v. Rosetta Stone’s trademark infringement lawsuit against Google, first filed in 2009 and dismissed by a Virginia court in August...

  4. Court: Google Image Search Didn’t ‘Irreparably Harm’ Perfect 10’s Porn Business

    Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that Perfect 10 failed to show a causal connection, however, by not providing a statement from any former subscribers and by not proving it was sound financially before the copyright infringements.

  5. Winklevoss Twins Row Away From Facebook Suit

    Circuit Court of Appeals sided with Facebook and Zuckerberg in April, upholding the settlement made in 2008. The Winklevosses and their partner Divya Narendra dropped their legal dispute against Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg, deciding not to...

  6. Court: Bidding on Competitor's Name OK in AdWords, adCenter

    Advanced Systems Concepts, Inc, in the United States Courts for the Ninth Circuit (California), brought forth a ruling that finally clears up buying competitor names, business names, and trademarked names in pay-per-click campaigns.

  7. SearchDay | Trademark: The Next Generation

    Trademark: The Next Generation SEW EXPERTS: SEARCHING FOR MEANING Last week's Second Circuit Court ruling in the case of Rescuecom Corp.v. Today's Top Story: KevinRyan Google turned my head a bit when I first saw it, particularly because of a few...

  8. Trademark: The Next Generation

    Last week's Second Circuit Court ruling in the case of Rescuecom Corp.v. It's a crazy mixed-up world out there. We stand on the precipice of disaster in regulating just about everything that can or will be controlled.

  9. Court Denies Yahoo Request To Move Trademark Case

    Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans rejected Yahoo's bid to move the trademark suit brought by American Airlines in a Texas court. If the case goes to court and Yahoo loses could it create a change in all paid search?

  10. Federal Court Dismisses Online Travel Hotel Tax Suit

    Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has dismissed a suit brought forth by Pitt County, North Carolina (Greenville, NC is located there for those who are NC-challenged) to charge online travel sites such as Expedia and Travelocity for hotel...

  11. Highlights from the SEW Blog: April 7-11, 2008

    Others' Trademark Terms In Meta Tags Illegal: Georgia Court RulesThe 11th Circuit Court of Georgia ruled the use of others' trademarks in meta tags infringes trademark laws. We've collected all the search marketing news from selected posts to the...

  12. Search Headlines & Links: April 9, 2008

    Others' Trademark Terms In Meta Tags Illegal: Georgia Court RulesThe 11th Circuit Court of Georgia ruled the use of others' trademarks in meta tags infringes trademark laws. Here we've collected today's top news stories posted to the Search Engine...

  13. Courts Need Consensus on Trademark Law and Search

    Adding more confusion to the case law surrounding trademark issues and search advertising, a Sixth Circuit federal court in Kentucky found that keyword advertising is a "trademark use in commerce" under the Lanham Act.

  14. Ask and LookSmart Send Out Click Fraud Settlement Letters

    Both seem to be written by the same law firm and were from the suit lodged in the Circuit Court of Miller County, Arkansas. CV-2005-52-1, in the Circuit Court of Miller County, Arkansas. The Settlement Notice informs you of the Court's...