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

    YouTube is still responsible for removing content in violation of copyright once the copyright owner reports it. And in 2005, they lost their appeal on the trademark case in which Google was found guilty of “trademark counterfeiting” after a...

  2. Courts Need Consensus on Trademark Law and Search

    It "requires all advertisers to agree that they will not bid on keywords, or use in the text of their advertisements, any word whose use would infringe the trademark of any third party or would otherwise be unlawful or in violation of the rights...

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

    Berk explained that when Microsoft adCenter finds a violation of your trademark, the system is set up to monitor further infractions of that trademark and prevent them going forward. Rohrs poses the question: Should a person in a particular...

  4. Search and the Law: Attorney Deborah Wilcox

    Something as simple as taking copyrighted text and putting it white-on-white on a different page without authorization of the copyright owner – people now know was clearly a copyright violation, in addition to what was then termed as spamming the...

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

    Copyright infringement (aka "copyright violation"), as defined by Copyright Law of the United States of America, occurs when a person (i.e.the "infringer") uses someone else's copyrighted work without their permission.

  6. Daily SearchCast, August 22, 2006: AOL Firings Over Search Privacy Issue; Evaluating Search Engine Rating Figures; Saving Addresses For Mapping Sites & More!

    Is that a trademark violation? Subdomains Trademark Violations? ClickZ has a write up named Can Subdomains Violate a Trademark? I can see how a public hosted domain, like blogspot.com subdomains, might be viewed as more of an infringement of...

  7. Three Years On, Google's Trademark Usage Letters Become News Again

    But the California-based company is becoming concerned about trademark violation. Google as a trademark, after McFedries featured Google as a word of the day on his web site. Apparently three years, judging from the outcry over Google's "new...