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Google Can't Dodge Cybersitter's IP Suit Over Rival's Ads

Law360, New York (October 25, 2012, 5:28 PM EDT) -- Google lost a bid Wednesday to escape a lawsuit in Los Angeles federal court alleging it violated the trademarks of software company Cybersitter when it allowed rival Net Nanny to use Cybersitter's name in online advertising.

Cybersitter claims ContentWatch, Net Nanny's parent company, used Cybersitter's name in some of its Google AdWords ads, confusing potential customers and effecting a bait-and-switch campaign to lure buyers away from Cybersitter's product, according to the lawsuit. Both Cybersitter and Net Nanny make software that allows parents to control what websites...
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Case Information

Case Title

CYBERsitter LLC v. Google Inc et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit



Ronald S.W. Lew

Date Filed

June 18, 2012

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