4th Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Lanham Act Claims Against Google
Mealey's (December 7, 2015, 10:34 AM EST) -- RICHMOND, Va. — Allegations by a licensed locksmith that Google Inc. and two co-defendants violated the false advertising provision of the Lanham Act by publishing the contact information of unlicensed locksmiths to gain advertising revenue were properly rejected, the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Dec. 4 (Baldino’s Lock and Key Service Inc. v. Google Inc., No. 15-1202, 4th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 21066).
(Decision available. Document #16-151214-008Z.)
According to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Paul V. Niemayer, Diana Gribbon Motz and Albert...