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Archived updates for Monday, January 24, 2005

Google Loses Another Keyword Lawsuit in France

According to a January 20, 205 report from CNet News, a French court has ruled that Google must refrain from using the trademarks of European resort chain Le Meridien Hotels and Resorts to trigger keyword ads. Another French court ordered Google to cease a similar practice involving Louis Vuitton's marks. In December, a judge in Virginia ruled Google's use of Geico trademarks to trigger ads did not constitute trademark infringement.
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