It is not too early to wax nostalgic about the Internet
and trademark infringement. It seems so long ago that the Ninth Circuit, in
discussing metatags and initial interest confusion, said:
Using another's trademark in
one's metatags is much like posting a sign with another's trademark...
By Daniel T. Rockey
an opinion that will cause many companies to rethink their Internet
advertising strategies, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals held in Network
Automation, Inc. v. Advanced Systems Concepts , Inc. , Case No.
10-55840 (March 8, 2011) [ enhanced version / unenhanced version ...
Rosetta Stone's trademark/keyword lawsuit
against Google was given new life today when the Fourth Circuit vacated in part
an order granting Google summary judgment. Rosetta
Stone v. Google, Inc ., 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 7082 (4th Cir. 2012) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ...