Judge Rejects Google’s Motion To Dismiss American Airlines Suit

Eric Goldman reports Judge John McBride has denied Google’s motion to dismiss the American Airlines search ad trademark suit.

The court document does not explain why the judge denied Google’s motion. All it says is that he dismissed the motion. Eric Goldman feels that taking this case to court will be a lot of wasted money and time for both Google and American Airlines, as well as the court and tax payers.

Paid Search Ads & Trademarks: A Review Of Court Cases, Legal Disputes & Policies is our recap of similar cases over the years.

Related Topics: Channel: Industry | Google: Legal | Legal: Trademarks

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