Injunction Limits Clothing Maker's Use of ROXY Marks

The issuance of a permanent injunction barring a clothing manufacturer and wholesaler from certain uses of trademarks that were confusingly similar to a surfwear manufacturer’s QUICKSILVER ROXY and ROXY trademarks has been affirmed by the U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco. In a not-for-publication decision, the court limited the scope of the injunction to […]

French Court Fines Google for Digitizing French Books

After ruling that Internet giant, Google, was breaking French law with its policy of digitizing books, a Paris court on December 18 imposed a $14,300-a-day fine until Google removes the literary extracts from its search engine. Google was also ordered to pay $430,000 in damages and interest to the French publisher that brought the case […]