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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. And in 2005, they lost their appeal on the trademark case...

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

    Rosetta Stone’s trademark infringement lawsuit against Google, first filed in 2009 and dismissed by a Virginia court in August 2010, has been revived by a federal appeals court. At issue: whether the sale of trademarked search keywords to the...

  3. Google to Protest SOPA on Home Page Tomorrow

    While I support their goal of reducing copyright infringement (which I don't believe these acts would accomplish), I am shocked that our lawmakers would contemplate such measures that would put us on a par with the most oppressive nations in the...

  4. Paid Search Fire Drills: Common Oversights, Harsh Consequences

    Trademark infringement is not a path you want to go down, so if you're using Keyword Insertion be sure you put in some safety mechanisms. The easiest fires to put out are the ones that never started. If you're managing a paid search campaign...

  5. SEO Fined More Than Site Owner of Counterfeit Merchandise Site

    A federal judge in South Carolina entered a judgment against Bright Builders Inc.on counts of contributory trademark infringement and unfair trade practices for allegedly assisting in the construction and hosting of the e-commerce site...

  6. 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.

  7. Google vs. the World: A Week of Conflicts, Disputes, and Lawsuits

    Language software company Rosetta Stone, which sued Google in 2007 over trademark infringement and lost in August, is taking their case to appeals court, paidContent reported: Late last week, the videos were taken off the site, under the guise of...

  8. SearchDay | Focus on Conversions

    Click Forensics says the trend of trademark infringement in pay-per-click advertising and growing, and marketers need the ability to address the problem . Click Forensics Releases New Trademark Tracking Tool Posted by Nathania Johnson Oct 6, 2008...

  9. Click Forensics Releases New Trademark Tracking Tool

    Click Forensics says the trend of trademark infringement in pay-per-click advertising and growing, and marketers need the ability to address the problem more quickly. The impact of trademark infringement in search advertising goes beyond consumer...

  10. Search Marketers' Wish Lists

    I would really like to see some standardization on trademark and brand infringement or usage allowed within the online marketing space. A more aggressive policy targeting misuse of trademark/counterfeit product.