Rounding Up Three Recent Keyword Advertising Cases–Comphy v. Amazon & More

…Restrictions * 1-800 Contacts Charges Higher Prices Than Its Online Competitors, But They Are OK With That–FTC v. 1-800 Contacts * FTC Explains Why It Thinks 1-800 Contacts’ Keyword Ad…

Do Adjacent Organic Search Results Constitute Trademark Infringement? Of Course Not…But…–America CAN! v. CDF

…Win Against 1-800 Contacts’ Keyword Ad Restrictions * 1-800 Contacts Charges Higher Prices Than Its Online Competitors, But They Are OK With That–FTC v. 1-800 Contacts * FTC Explains Why…

The Ongoing Saga of the Florida Bar’s Angst About Competitive Keyword Advertising

…FTC’s Antitrust Win Against 1-800 Contacts’ Keyword Ad Restrictions * 1-800 Contacts Charges Higher Prices Than Its Online Competitors, But They Are OK With That–FTC v. 1-800 Contacts * FTC…

Your Periodic Reminder That Keyword Ad Lawsuits Are Stupid–Passport Health v. Avance

…v. 1-800 Contacts * FTC Explains Why It Thinks 1-800 Contacts’ Keyword Ad Settlements Were Anti-Competitive–FTC v. 1-800 Contacts * Amazon Defeats Lawsuit Over Its Keyword Ad Purchases–Lasoff v. Amazon…

Restricting Competitive Keyword Ads Is Anti-Competitive–FTC v. 1-800 Contacts

searching for 1-800 Contacts’ trademark terms. 1-800 Contacts’ trademark terms have higher conversion rates than non-branded search terms. Similarly, for 1-800 Contacts’ online rivals, advertising displayed for searches on 1-800

Another Failed Trademark Suit Over Competitive Keyword Advertising–JIVE v. Wine Racks America

…Contacts’ Keyword Ad Restrictions * 1-800 Contacts Charges Higher Prices Than Its Online Competitors, But They Are OK With That–FTC v. 1-800 Contacts * FTC Explains Why It Thinks 1-800

Negative Keywords Help Defeat Preliminary Injunction–DealDash v. ContextLogic

…Tidbits From FTC’s Antitrust Win Against 1-800 Contacts’ Keyword Ad Restrictions * FTC Explains Why It Thinks 1-800 Contacts’ Keyword Ad Settlements Were Anti-Competitive–FTC v. 1-800 Contacts * FTC Sues…

The Florida Bar and Competitive Keyword Advertising: A Tragicomedy (in 3 Parts)

…Are OK With That–FTC v. 1-800 Contacts * FTC Explains Why It Thinks 1-800 Contacts’ Keyword Ad Settlements Were Anti-Competitive–FTC v. 1-800 Contacts * Amazon Defeats Lawsuit Over Its Keyword…

Another Court Says Competitive Keyword Advertising Doesn’t Cause Confusion

…infringing: “Virtually no court has held that, on its own, a defendant’s purchase of a plaintiff’s mark as a keyword term is sufficient for liability.” Cites to: 1-800 Contacts v….

Top Internet Law Developments of 2017 (Very Late)

…lawsuits. The FTC’s win over 1-800 Contacts now suggests that efforts to suppress competitive keyword advertising are not merely ineffectual, they could be anti-competitive. * Copyright Office Killed Off Section…