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...
According to a recent complaint filed by the Authors Guild, several Universities and the HathiTrust are engaging in "...one of the largest
copyright infringements in history." The lawsuit concerns Google's on-going digitization
of university library collections and orphan works. The complaint...
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 ...
Letters are always getting in the way of social harmony. Remember
the Louis Armstrong song, Let's Call the
Whole Thing Off:
like potato and I like potahto
like tomato and I like tomahto,
Dang letters always causing some kind of disagreement! If Louis
were alive today, he might...
No offense to you, Jessica Simpson, but since your pregnancy/baby's birth, you're in far too many places. Here she is this morning on CNN.com,
between the major headlines, "Scientists confirm 'old person smell'" (finally!)
and "Kid feels 'dizzaaay,' hilarity ensues"...