ECJ May Limit Rights of Advertisers to Use Names of Rivals as Keywords

April 13, 2011

Google and other search engine providers offer advertisers the opportunity to purchase advertising keywords corresponding to trademarks, often those owned by their competitors. As a consequence, a user who types in a brand name may be directed to the website of a company that offers competing products. One of the latest examples in a series…

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Flight Delayed 3+ Hours? EU passengers now get refunds

November 25, 2009

According to last Friday’s Irish Times newspaper, the European Court of Justice has ruled airline passengers are entitled to a REFUND if their flights have been delayed for 3 or more hours. Good news for travelers in the European Union, but passengers here in the U.S.A. should not expect to receive similar judgments for their…

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