Monthly Archives: October 2020

Google v. Oracle argument preview

Chicago-Kent College of Law 2020 Supreme Court IP Review: Google v. Oracle Copyrightability issue: Pam Samuelson: Supreme Court has 2x decided that functionality defeats ©ability for certain words/symbols when they constitute a system/method for accomplishing a useful result. Paris v. … Continue reading

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low-quality lead generation leads to deceptive marketing claims

In re HomeAdvisor, Inc. Litig., No. 16-cv-01849-PAB-KLM, 2020 WL 5798515 (D. Colo. Sept. 29, 2020) HomeAdvisor “is an online marketplace that helps connect persons providing home improvement services, i.e., home service professionals (‘HSPs’), with homeowners in need of such services.” … Continue reading

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Georgia Supreme Court revives some false advertising claims against sperm bank

Norman v. Xytex Corp., — S.E.2d —-, 2020 WL 5752325, S19G1486 (Ga. Sept. 28, 2020) Reversing the court of appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court allows plaintiffs to bring false advertising claims against a sperm bank that supplied allegedly falsely advertised … Continue reading

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