4th Circ. Denies Google Quick Win In Rosetta Stone IP Suit

Law360, New York (April 9, 2012, 7:24 PM EDT) -- The Fourth Circuit on Monday deprived Google of its quick win against Rosetta Stone Ltd., vacating a lower court's ruling absolving the search giant of infringing Rosetta's trademarks by selling online ads featuring the language learning software company's name.

The appeals court vacated a Virginia federal court's 2010 ruling granting Google summary judgment against allegations it had infringed Rosetta's trademarks and diluted the strength of its brand through its AdWords advertising platform, though the Fourth Circuit did keep in place the ruling denying Rosetta redress for...
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