California Federal Magistrate Dismisses Trademark Claims Against Google
(March 23, 2016, 11:27 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Allegations that Google Inc. committed contributory trademark infringement by continuing to allow allegedly infringing apps to be downloaded via Google Play were dismissed March 21 by a California federal judge (Spy Phone Labs LLC v. Google Inc., et al., No. 15-3756, N.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 36444).
(Decision available. Document #16-160404-008Z.)
According to U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal of the Northern District of California, plaintiff Spy Phone Labs LLC (SPL) “has not alleged that Google had notice of those specific acts...