Plaintiff Amends Complaint In Google Trademark Case

Law360, New York (March 17, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- A home-furnishing company that is suing Google for trademark infringement has filed an amended complaint that it says offers evidence that the internet search engine is intentionally encouraging competitors to create brand confusion.

American Blind and Wallpaper Factory, which is suing Google and its partners, AOL and Netscape, in a New York federal court, claims that Google’s practice of selling advertising terms for keyword searching is in violation of trademark laws.

The amended complaint offers evidence that Google is selling companies’ trademarks to competitors in order...
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