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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. So says a judgment by a court in France in the case of...

  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. The $1 billion Viacom-YouTube copyright case was...

  3. 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 Possession of Stolen Property 1st degree;

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. Search and the Law: Attorney Clarke Douglas Walton

    I caught up with him after the conference to discuss copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property (IP) issues that affect search marketers today, along with predictions on future legal issues.

  9. 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.

  10. Pricing Models for the Small SEM Shop

    Intellectual Property Rights - Makes sure all tools, programs or other intellectual property remain solely in the possession of the SEM. In case of a bad link, use the publication's search facility, which most have, and search for the headline.

  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...