One of the oldest outstanding trademark-infringement lawsuits filed against Google over search ads — that by American Blinds & Wallpaper — has been settled in what I’d agree with legal analyst Eric Goldman in calling a stunning victory for Google. Google has to pay nothing and change nothing to see the case disappear.
policy that bars trademarks from ad copy. Eric also notes that American Blinds previously has had to pay Google $15,000 over concerns about evidence discovery and destruction.
What about all those other cases over the years? See my freshly-minted post, Paid Search Ads & Trademarks: A Review Of Court Cases, Legal Disputes & Policies that fills you in.