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Genericide - the death of trade marks by a thousand cuts
  • Ashfords LLP
  • Global
  • October 18 2016

"Mum, I will hoover the lounge" "Who wants to play frisbee in the back garden?" "You take the lift and I will take the escalator" Sound familiar? In

Can Internet Search Results Cause Trademark Infringement?
  • TrademarkNow
  • USA
  • August 31 2016

Organic internet search rankings can get you sued... Imagine thisyou're a small business owner in Florida, and you are looking for help promoting

FTC Sues 1-800 Contacts, Alleges Anticompetitive Agreements Among Competitors for Online Search
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2016

On August 8, the Federal Trade Commission sued 1-800 Contacts, alleging that it entered into anticompetitive bidding agreements with 14 of its rivals

The Spanish Supreme Court considers keywords and cookies
  • Bird & Bird
  • Spain
  • May 23 2016

The Spanish Supreme Court has issued two decisions in cases concerning controversial subjects for Spanish trade mark owners: trade marks used as

Trademark Enforcement May Lower Search Advertising Costs
  • Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2016

A recent MediaPost article exploring the search advertising efforts of the Avery Dennison Corporation ("Avery") observed a substantial increase in

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Review of Ninth Circuit Decision Holding Amazon Did Not Infringe Trademark by Presenting Other Products as Search Results for Trademark
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2016

On February 29, 2016, the Supreme Court declined to review a Ninth Circuit decision holding that there was no likelihood of confusion, and therefore

France - CNIL issues 100,000 fine against Google Inc. over the 'right to be forgotten'
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • France
  • March 10 2016

The CJEU decision dated 13 May 2014 (the Google Spain case), required that upon a data subject’s valid request, operators of search engines should

Amazon wins ruling on results for searches on brands it doesn’t sell
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2015

On October 21, 2015, the Ninth Circuit ruled that online retailer Amazon does not violate the Lanham Act when, in response to a search for a brand it

The Ninth Circuit considers trademark liability in the internet search context
  • Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2015

Search engines have become essential tools for consumers as they look for products and make purchases online. On July 6, 2015, the US Court of

Search engine optimisation
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • July 6 2015

Search engine optimisation (or "SEO") is a method of increasing the likelihood that a webpage or website will appear higher on a list of a search