Google Wins Partial Dismissal Of AdWords Suit

Law360, New York (September 10, 2010, 1:40 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. has won the dismissal of Lanham Act and breach of contract claims brought against it by a company accusing the online search giant of illegally profiting from the sale of third-party trademarks through the keyword suggestion tool in its AdWords program.

Judge Morrison England Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California nixed two claims in the suit Thursday, but provided plaintiff Daniel Jurin 20 days to reword his complaint. Unfair competition claims, however, are still pending.

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