Google Federal Appellate Court Decisions

DAVID ELLIOTT V. GOOGLE INC.

Filed: June 14, 2017


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Case Number: 15-15809

Trademark Law. The panel affirmed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of Google, Inc., in an action under the Lanham Act, seeking cancellation of the GOOGLE trademark on the ground that it is generic. The panel held that a claim of genericness or “genericide,” where the public appropriates a trademark and uses it as a generic name for particular types of goods or services irrespective of its source, must be made with regard to a particular type of good or…

DAVID ELLIOTT V. GOOGLE INC.

Filed: May 16, 2017


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Case Number: 15-15809

Trademark Law. The panel affirmed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of Google, Inc., in an action under the Lanham Act, seeking cancellation of the GOOGLE trademark on the ground that it is generic. The panel held that a claim of genericness or “genericide,” where the public appropriates a trademark and uses it as a generic name for particular types of goods or services irrespective of its source, must be made with regard to a particular type of good or…

UNWIRED PLANET, LLC v. GOOGLE INC.

Filed: April 4, 2017


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 15-1812

GOOGLE INC. v. SIMPLEAIR, INC.

Filed: March 28, 2017


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 16-1901

MICHAEL AMALFITANO V. GOOGLE, INC.

Filed: March 10, 2017


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Case Number: 15-15288

MEIRESONNE v. GOOGLE, INC.

Filed: March 7, 2017


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 16-1755

Stephen Avdeef v. Google, Incorporated

Filed: March 3, 2017


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Case Number: 15-10946

MAX SOUND CORPORATION v. GOOGLE, INC.

Filed: January 18, 2017


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 16-1620

MICROGRAFX, LLC v. GOOGLE INC.

Filed: November 29, 2016


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 15-2090

MICROGRAFX, LLC v. GOOGLE INC.

Filed: November 29, 2016


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 15-2091

Unwired Planet, LLC v. Google, Inc.

Filed: November 21, 2016


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 15-1812

UNWIRED PLANET LLC v. GOOGLE, INC.

Filed: November 21, 2016


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 15-1966

B.E. TECHNOLOGY, L.L.C. v. GOOGLE, INC.

Filed: November 17, 2016


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 15-1827

Unwired Planet, LLC v. Google, Inc.

Filed: November 15, 2016


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 15-1810

BLUE SPIKE, LLC v. GOOGLE INC.

Filed: October 14, 2016


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 16-1054

HBAC MATCHMAKER MEDIA, INC. v. GOOGLE INC.

Filed: May 31, 2016


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 15-1447

Google, Incorporated v. James Hood, III

Filed: May 18, 2016


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Case Number: 15-60205

Google, Incorporated v. James Hood, III

Filed: April 8, 2016


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Case Number: 15-60205

GRANDEYE LIMITED v. GOOGLE INC.

Filed: March 28, 2016


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 15-1622

Baldino's Lock & Key Service, v. Google, Incorporated

Filed: December 4, 2015


Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Case Number: 15-1202