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Judgement of 22 Sep 2011, C-323/09 (Interflora)

... to those for which the Community trade mark is registered, where the latter has a reputation in the Community and where use of that sign without due cause takes unfair advantage of, or is detrimental to, the distinctive character or the repute of the Community trade mark.’  The dispute in the main proceedings and the questions referred for a preliminary ruling The referencing service ‘ADWORDS’9        When an internet user performs a search on the basis of one or more words on the Google search engine, that search engine will display the sites which appear best to correspond to those words, in decreasing order of relevance. These are referred to as the ‘natural’ results of the search.10      In addition, Google’s paid referencing service – ‘ADWORDS’ ...

Judgement of 8 Jul 2010, C-558/08 (Portakabin)

... approximate the laws of the Member States relating to trade marks (Codified version) (OJ 2008 L 299, p. 25), which entered into force on 28 November 2008. However, in the light of the date on which the relevant facts occurred, the dispute in the main proceedings remains governed by Directive 89/104. The dispute in the main proceedings and the questions referred for a preliminary ruling The ‘ADWORDS’ referencing service8        When an internet user performs a search, on the basis of one or more words, on the Google search engine, that search engine will display the sites which appear best to correspond to those words, in decreasing order of relevance. These are referred to as the ‘natural’ results of the search.9        In addition, Google’s paid referencing ...

Judgement of 25 Mar 2010, C-278/08 (BergSpechte)

... 2008 to approximate the laws of the Member States relating to trade marks (codified version) (OJ 2008 L 299, p. 25), which came into force on 28 November 2008. Having regard to the date at which the facts occurred, however, the dispute in the main proceedings remain governed by Directive 89/104. The dispute in the main proceedings and the questions referred for a preliminary ruling The ‘ADWORDS’ referencing service5        When an internet user performs a search in the Google search engine on the basis of one or more words, the search engine will display the sites which appear best to correspond to those keywords, in decreasing order of relevance. These are referred to as the ‘natural’ results of the search.6        In addition, Google offers a paid ...

Judgement of 23 Mar 2010, C-236/08 (Google)

... or information provided by recipients of their service or obligations to communicate to the competent authorities, at their request, information enabling the identification of recipients of their service with whom they have storage agreements.’ II –  The disputes in the main proceedings and the questions referred for a preliminary ruling  A – The ‘ADWORDS’ referencing service 22      Google operates an internet search engine. When an internet user performs a search on the basis of one or more words, the search engine will display the sites which appear best to correspond to those words, in decreasing order of relevance. These are referred to as the ‘natural’ results of the search. ...

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