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Choose and use your adwords with care

  • AJ Park
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  • New Zealand
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  • August 26 2014

In the recent case of InterCity Group (NZ) Ltd v Nakedbus NZ Ltd a key lesson emerged: a competitor can effectively use a trademark as a Google keyword without being liable for trademark infringement

Coinye West will not take over Bitcoin’s reign on cryptocurrency

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 26 2014

There's exciting news in the world of cryptocurrency, the exchange medium that uses cryptography to secure the transactions and control the creation

“CloudTV” is held to be generic and fully available for use

  • Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 25 2014

ActiveVideo Networks sought to register CLOUDTV for interactive, television content-based services offered by cable and satellite television

Mattocks v. Black Entertainment Television LLC

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 25 2014

District court grants defendant BET summary judgment in suit brought by creator of Facebook Fan Page that promoted BET television program The Game

Nakedbus, a more eye-catching title than Adwords

  • ENSafrica
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  • South Africa
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  • August 19 2014

If a South African court ever gets to consider an Adword trade mark case there will be plenty of foreign case law to guide it. An Adword case is one

Social media alone does not create personal jurisdiction

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 13 2014

Judge Dow granted defendant WoundRight Technologies’ (“WoundRight”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2) motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction in

Thredbo trade mark case highlights the difficulty of using a geographic place as a brand name

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • August 8 2014

Online accommodation booking business ThredboNet Marketing Pty Ltd (ThredboNet) offers accommodation at the Thredbo village skiing resort, and uses

Duke, Hershey, and Winston: who gets to trademark a famous name?

  • Thompson Coburn LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 5 2014

Common sense tells you that you can always use your own name. But under Trademark Law, that's not always true. Three recent cases illustrate this

Internet marketer wins the legal right to use the place name: Thredbo

  • Cordato Partners
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  • Australia
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  • July 30 2014

Hotels and resorts regularly complain to hotel internet marketers to stop using 'their' place name to market other accommodation. Thredbo Alpine

IPT alert: more changes for Google trade marks policy in Australia

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • July 30 2014

From 28 July 2014, Google will permit Australian advertisers use a trade mark in the text of an advertisement if: they are a reseller of goods and