Google Ordered To Pay $14,000 In Germany Over Gmail Trademark
Google fined in German Gmail trademark case from News.com reports Google was ordered by a German court to pay $14,000 over using m.gmail.com for their mobile Gmail users.
As we know, Google lost the Gmail trademark case in Germany and was ordered to stop using Gmail.com. It appears that Google violated that with m.gmail.com and was thus ordered to pay the fine.
Google said in a statement:
We will pay the money to the German State as required by the Court of Appeal in Hamburg. We now use ‘Googlemail’ across Germany and believe our users are very happy both with the name and the service.
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