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Google Loses Bid To Toss Trademark Case

Law360 (April 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal court has refused to dismiss charges that Google Inc.’s online advertising program fosters trademark infringement, giving new life to a case targeting one of the Internet search giant’s primary sources of income.

In an order issued Wednesday in the Northern District of California, Judge Jeremy Fogel rejected Google’s motion for summary judgment that its lucrative AdWords program doesn't constitute use of a trademark in commerce under the Lanham Act.

The ruling was a victory for American Blind & Wallpaper Factory Inc., the top reseller...
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