The European Commission has confirmed that it is investigating a series of competition complaints made against the Internet search provider, Google.
If you are a copyright owner, author or publisher, there’s a very good chance your rights may be affected by the proposed settlement agreement in the class action lawsuit against Google.
In iLOR, LLC v. Google, Inc., No. 08-1178 (Fed. Cir. Dec. 11, 2008), the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court’s denial of iLOR, LLC’s (“iLOR”) motion for preliminary injunctive relief and dismissed the remaining issues raised in iLOR’s appeal.
The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of the online advertising technology company DoubleClick by Google, both of the US.
Internet search companies such as Google, Yahoo and others make a substantial amount of money selling “keywords” - trademarks and other terms - to advertisers.