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Court of Justice of the European Union provides ruling on keyword jurisdiction

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • April 30 2012

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), in Wintersteiger AG v Products 4U Sondermaschinenbau GmbH C-52310, has ruled that under Article 5(3) of the Brussels Regulation, an advertiser that uses a keyword that infringes a national trade mark on a country-specific top-level domain (TLD) of a Member State other than the Member State where the national trade mark is registered, can be sued in its Member State of establishment

ECJ’s AdWords decision upholds Google’s integrity but does it raise questions over its business model? Users of Google’s service will have to tread carefully

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • August 12 2010

Trade mark owners are increasingly facing the unauthorised registration and use of their trade marks as keywords on internet search engines, the effect of which is that searches against their trade marks bring up their competitors' websites as sponsored advertisements

L'Oreal v eBay: online marketplaces and trade mark infringement by their users

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2011

Online marketplaces, such as eBay, enable users to advertise for sale a vast range of products

Using trade marks as keywords

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 6 2010

Following recent judgments from the European Court of Justice (ECJ), the law relating to the use of trade marks as keywords has been clarified

Taking Stock - Spring 2014

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • February 20 2014

Welcome to Taking Stock, our new look consumer products and retail law bulletin which examines some of the current legal issues affecting the industry

Top-level-domain .eu reserved for trademark owners established in the EU

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union
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  • October 25 2012

The European Court of Justice decided that the registrations of .eu domain names during the "sunrise period" (the initial registration period for trademark owners) by EU-based agencies on behalf of trademark owners not established in the EU do not meet the relevant statutory requirements

Interflora v M&S: further guidance in the AdWords minefield

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • European Union
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  • September 23 2011

The latest case in the quest for clarification of trade mark law in relation to online use, particularly in relation to keywords (or "AdWords"), was handed down on 22 September

The use of metatags: is it “advertising”?

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2013

Businesses in the UK have for some time been subject to strict rules on misleading advertising, contained in the Business Protection from Misleading

Google set to change its trademark policy throughout Canada and most of Europe

  • Baker Botts LLP
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  • Canada, European Union
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  • August 31 2010

On September 14, 2010, Google is set to change its controversial AdWords policy for Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland and most of the rest of Europe

The liability of service providers in the information society. Reflections about the judgment of the European Court of Justice delivered on 23 March 2010 in joined cases C-236 to 238 08 Google v Louis Vuitton and others before the CJ (formerly ECJ)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, France
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  • June 21 2010

The liability of the company Google France as provider of data storage services online is analysed in the recent Judgment of the CJ in cases C-23608, C-23708 and C-23808