Tag Archives: Lanham Act

Civil rights plaintiff can’t get attorney fees

A civil rights plaintiff did not become a “prevailing party” entitled to attorney fees when the defendant capitulated shortly after the case was filed, the en banc 3rd Circuit has ruled in affirming judgment.

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Google can be sued over Adwords program

Google can be sued for trademark violations based on its use of the plaintiff’s company name as a search term to increase Internet traffic to the advertising sites of competitors, the 2nd Circuit has ruled in reversing a dismissal.

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