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Law Suits

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

    Google AdWords is no stranger to trademark infringement law suits. Buying ads based on a competitor's name doesn't violate trademark law, a court has ruled, overturning a lawsuit over AdWords and adCenter ads displaying trademarked names.

  2. Copyright Law: What Search Marketers Should Know (Part 1)

    The DMCA is fully enforceable by law, with civil suits able to be filed in federal court for both compensatory and punitive damages. The reality is, copyrights are just as enforceable and punishable with online works as anywhere else, and harsh...

  3. Search Engines And Legal Issues

    One reason Yahoo wanted Overture was for those patents, certainly to protect itself against suits and perhaps to go after others. Will there be suits over royalties? Google's SafeSearch porn filter was found to exclude non-porn sites such as the...