Google Hit With Major Class Action Trademark Lawsuit Over Trademarked Keyword Ad Sales–FPX v. Google

By Eric Goldman FPX, LLC v. Google, Inc., 2:2009cv00142 (E.D. Tex. complaint filed May 11, 2009) In retrospect, it seems so obvious. Why were the lawyers for these chickenscratch plaintiffs (Rescuecom? Check ‘n’ Go?) suing Google over trademarked keyword ad…

George Mason Talk and Paper on Economics of Reputational Information

By Eric Goldman Last week I presented a version of my Economics of Reputational Information talk at the Third Annual Conference in the Law and Economics of Innovation series, an event co-sponsored by George Mason Law School and Microsoft. My…