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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 29 Sep 2011

Twitter sues third-party developer over “Tweet” mark

Twitter recently filed suit in the Northern District of California seeking cancellation of the registered trademark “Let Your Ads Meet Tweets.” The mark is registered to a third-party developer, Twittad, LLC.

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Barnes & Thornburg LLP | USA | 2 Feb 2011

Competitor’s use of trademark as advertising keyword ruled infringing

In the ongoing battle surrounding the use of trademarks as keywords for online searching, trademark owners scored a victory.

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Loeb & Loeb LLP | USA | 1 Dec 2010

HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. v. Gawker Media LLC

Plaintiff HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. holds exclusive rights to publish, reproduce, and distribute America By Heart, a book authored by former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

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Proskauer Rose LLP | USA | 29 Jul 2010

License language in contract may render search ad provider liable under ACPA for providing ads to parked domain names

A provider of search ads to registrants of parked domain names alleged to infringe trademarks may be liable under the Anti-cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act as an "authorized licensee" of the registrants, a district court ruled.

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Proskauer Rose LLP | USA | 29 Jul 2010

Company that distributed P2P software secondarily liable for massive infringement by users

A company that created and distributed a peer-to-peer file-sharing program that was used to distribute unauthorized copies of copyrighted music files on a "massive scale" is secondarily liable for acts of direct infringement on the part of the users of the program, a district court ruled.

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Proskauer Rose LLP | USA | 14 Apr 2010

Domain name registrar not immune from trademark owner's infringement, ACPA claims

A domain name registrar that registered numerous infringing domain names, provided private registration services in conjunction with a related entity that concealed the identity of the registrants, and received fees when ads on sites connected to the infringing domain names were clicked, may be liable under the Lanham Act and the Anti-cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, a district court ruled.

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