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Do Amazon.com’s search results constitute trademark infringement?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 27 2015

Holding that a reasonable jury could find that online retailer created a likelihood of consumer confusion through the format of its product search

What does it take to trademark your name?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 27 2015

Addressing the question of when a professional name can be protected as a trademark, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit found that

“Initial interest confusion” trademark doctrine still has legs in Ninth Circuit
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2015

The doctrine of “initial interest confusion,” scorned by many legal commentators and rejected by numerous courts, is alive and well in the

Use of competitors’ trademarks as Google AdWords is not infringement
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • August 26 2015

The British Columbia Supreme Court has decided that the use of a competitor’s trademarks in Google AdWords does not constitute infringement. In

Canadian court finds that keyword advertising does not constitute passing off
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • August 25 2015

The recent decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Vancouver Community College v Vancouver Career College (Burnaby) Inc, 2015 BCSC 1470

Protection of GIs and conflict with trademarks in traditional and online markets
  • IP Law Galli
  • Italy
  • August 17 2015

Two important decisions on geographical indications (GIs) have been issued in 2015 that further strengthen the protection of GIs in Italy. However

Domain names and passing-off
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • August 12 2015

In South Africa, disputes regarding .co.za domain names are generally settled out of court, with parties using the Alternative Dispute Resolution

'Initial interest confusion' in Amazon case is troubling
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2015

Though unusual, a line of controversial cases have held that trademark claims can be based on "initial interest confusion," in which the use of brand

The Katten Kattwalk - Summer 2015
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently addressed whether an applicant has “used a trademark in commerce” if the applicant offered a

"Want Coke? Buy Pepsi!” is this confusing?
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2015

Suppose you walk into a greasy cheeseburger joint and ask for a Coke. A cook who looks remarkably like the late John Belushi doesn't say, "No