Google Ad Suit Heads To Australia's High Court

Law360, New York (June 22, 2012, 12:11 PM EDT) -- Australia's highest court agreed Friday to hear Google Inc.'s appeal of a lower court's finding that the search giant misled consumers by allowing companies to post search result advertisements that lured customers by using a rival's name in the headline.

The High Court of Australia granted Google's special leave application in a brief order Friday, agreeing to hear the appeal of a full Federal Court of Australia ruling in April.

"The [Australian Competition and Consumer Commission] looks forward to the High Court considering the issue of...
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