Google Federal Appellate Court Decisions

ART+COM INNOVATIONPOOL GMBH v. GOOGLE LLC

Filed: October 20, 2017


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 17-1016

IN RE GOOGLE REFERRER HEADER PRIVACY LITIG

Filed: August 22, 2017


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Case Number: 15-15858

Stored Communications Act / Settlement. The panel affirmed the district court’s order approving the cy pres-only settlement of a class action brought under the Stored Communications Act and state law by Google Search users, alleging that Google violated their privacy by disclosing their Internet search terms to owners of third- party websites. The panel held that the district court did not abuse its discretion in approving the settlement, which provided that Google would pay a…

VIDEOSHARE, LLC v. GOOGLE, INC.

Filed: August 16, 2017


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 16-2438

CONTENTGUARD HOLDINGS, INC. v. GOOGLE, INC.

Filed: July 12, 2017


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 16-2430

GOOGLE INC. v. INTELLECTUAL VENTURES II LLC

Filed: July 10, 2017


Court: US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Case Number: 16-1543

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