When selecting a trademark, a search for same or similar names is necessary to avoid potential conflicts. To be protectable, a trademark must be distinctive.
Fab.com filed a suit against the owners of Touchofmodern.com for breaching, inter alia, Fab.com’s copyrights, trademarks, and trade dress.
Anyone who is familiar with the internet knows that when you do a search you get some results that are advertising.
The way this works is that an advertiser pays Google to post the advertiser’s ad whenever a particular keyword is searched for. When a user next types that keyword into Google, the advertiser’s ad will be displayed at the top of the search results, or sometimes on the right-hand margin of the page.
Does this mean that you can use your competitor’s brand as a keyword so that customers looking for your competitor will find you first?
Courts in California and British Columbia have both answered this question in the last few months, and have come to very different conclusions.
Taiwan-based LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux has filed a lawsuit for patent infringement against electronics giant Sony Corporation. If you are a patent holder facing issues with potential patent infringement, the California patent attorneys at the Adli Law Group P.C. can help. Contact us today – 213-290-4933.
California-based Illumination Management Solutions has filed suit against competitor Rudd Lighting for patent infringement for LED wide beam generation. Technology patents can be complicated, especially when dealing with cases of patent infringement. For help with your patent protection, contact the California patent attorneys at the Adli Law Group P.C. today – 213-290-4933.
After nearly 2 years of litigation, Canon has reached settlement with 5 defendants in a patent infringement lawsuit over LED-equipped inkjet cartridges. If you are a patent holder looking to file a patent infringement lawsuit, the California patent attorneys at the Adli Law Group P.C. can help. Contact us today – 213-290-4933.