The State of Information Technology Law 2011 - Trademarks/Unfair Competition and Trade Dress/Copyright

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XVII. TRADEMARKS/UNFAIR COMPETITION

A. CASE LAW

1. U.S. District Courts

a. Cornelius v. Bodybuilding.com 82 BNA’s PTCJ 200

The U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho ruled on June 1, 2011 that moderators lack authority to speak for a website and, consequently, forum posts won’t result in website liability.

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