Domain name dispute among two "Google" domains

The World Intellectual Property Organization considering a domain name dispute among two Google domainsWIPO, the global forum for intellectual property services, policy, information and cooperation agency of the United Nations, self-founded by 193 member states, has settled the disputation Case No. D2013-0298 between Google Inc. of Mountain View, California, United States of America and Google Adwords Service at HCMC, Vietnam of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on the matter of the domain name “google-vietnam.com” as registered with eNom.

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Ambush Marketing Damage, Tim and Wind Tre Trial

ambush marketing tim court of milanIn a ruling considered unprecedented and unique in the matter, the Court of Milan – Enterprise Matter Section, on 23 April 2020 settled on a case of compensation damages by ambush marketing, awarding to the applicant a sum of 1,800,000 euros over interest, for having been damaged by the illegal and anti-competitive conduct of its competitor.

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Hacking Google Maps

google maps engine algortimGoogle Maps is an indispensable tool to search for a road or address in a city that you do not know. Thanks to this system it’s possible to bring maps and real-time traffic information to your smartphone.

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SEO companies sued by Google for robocalling My Business’ users

SEO companies sued by Google for robocalling My Business usersGoogle and Local Lighthouse settled an agreement for the last to stop making robocalls to Google My Business users and costumers. Google received thousands of complaints from users complaining that Local Lighthouse, a SEO based in Tustin, California, were making unsolicited robocalls offering services and claiming to be affiliated to Google.

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An abstract idea is not patent eligible under US law

An abstract idea is not patent eligible under US lawWith decision issued on June, 19 2014 among Alice Corporation PTY Ltd v. CLS Bank International et al., the United States Supreme Court has affirmed the judgment of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

It holds the principle that abstract ideas implementable on a generic computer, are invalid to be transformed into patentable subject matter.

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US Judge asks reports of Google searches

US Judge asks reports of Google searchesOn February 2017, the judge of County of Hennepin, State of Minnesota, grants an application for a warrant to search filed by Detective Lindman of Edina Police Department.

The warrant is directed to search for any or all user or subscriber information related to the Google searches of the victim’s name and last name, three variations included, for the timeframe of December 1st, 2016, through January 7th, 2017.

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AOL settles unpaid volunteers class-action

AOL settles unpaid volunteers class actionAOL has recently settled its largest lawsuit prompted by the block of volunteers that performed online services for it during 1990s within the Community Leader Program. The program was ended by AOL in 2005 following US Department of Labor investigation.

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