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  1. Failure to Comply: Judge Orders Google to Reveal Paid Media Relationships

    In Alsup's original ruling, he ordered Google and Oracle to hand over the names of journalists and bloggers they paid during the Java copyrights and patents lawsuit by August 17. The lawsuit resulted in Oracle getting a bill for some of Google's...

  2. Google to Viacom: Don't Turn YouTube into SueTube

    The company said its count of unauthorized clips represents only a fraction of the content on YouTube that violates its copyrights. In papers submitted to a judge late Friday, Google claimed YouTube "goes far beyond its legal obligations in...

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

    The DMCA only applies to copyrights, but we tend to follow, as an industry, the same procedures for trademark infringement – primarily because we don't have anything better, and this is what the law provides us with.

  4. Search and the Law: Professor Eric Goldman

    The latest was in San Jose, "Copyrights and Trademarks – What Search Marketers Should Know. He also writes about legal issues relevant to online marketers at his Technology but it's typical that the interaction with a trademark office is more...

  5. Search and the Law: Attorney Deborah Wilcox

    We have a little more application of the law of copyrights and trademarks now than we did going back 5 or 6 years ago. But a lot of people back then thought that was OK initially, or didn't stop to think about the legal ramifications.

  6. Search and the Law: Attorney Clarke Douglas Walton

    Being that I was a huge Internet nerd, in law school I tailored my studies towards the Internet – lots of IP property matters – copyrights, trademarks, domain name law, etc. What brought you over to the legal profession?

  7. 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.

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

    The reality is, copyrights are just as enforceable and punishable with online works as anywhere else, and harsh civil and criminal penalties may apply for infringers found guilty of copyright law. It provides a documented, legal notice of...

  9. Copyrights, Trademarks and Search Engines

    A panel of experts debated a number of hot legal issues during the Copyrights & Trademarks panel at SES. People use my RSS feeds to pull in the full content to their own pages for their own AdSense [revenue”," explained Jennifer Slegg of JenSense...

  10. More Publishing Trade Groups Weigh In On Changes to Google's Library Scanning Project

    Google still asserts that it may make digital copies of all books in copyright, and that they will respect the copyrights only of those who supply Google with a list of books for which rights must be recognized.