Last week we learned and blogged about Google losing a trademark infringement case in France. SEW Blog reader F.G. lets us know that a english translation of the court’s decision is available via this French legal web site. Also, Out-Law.com has a few additional details in the article: Google loses French AdWords case.
Postscript: The Google Vs. Le Meridien Revisited article for Search Engine Watch
members takes a closer look at how the ruling does not completely forbid bidding on trademark
terms but does highlight how bidding suggestion tools can make search engines more liable in such cases.