Despite a favorable court
ruling in March from the Court of Justice of the European Union, Google may be
liable under French law for permitting companies and advertisers to buy
keywords associated with registered trademarks, such as Louis Vuitton. In Google
France and Google Inc. et al. v. Louis...
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 ...
By Douglas "Doug" D. Salyers , James Moore Bollinger , Mark S. VanderBroek and Michael "Mike" D. Hobbs Jr.
In Rosetta Stone v. Google [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently clarified the legal standard...
By Brian P. Gregg
Investing in a trademark registration is becoming the only effective means for defending a brand online at relatively modest costs. Business owners who do not own federal registration for their trademarks are seeing their ability to protect their marks on the Internet shrink at the...
Rosetta Stone Ltd. v.
Google, Inc ., 676 F.3d 144 (4th Cir. 2012) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ] presented
the Fourth Circuit with challenging questions involving federal trademark
infringement and dilution claims in the context of Google's keyword advertising