IP/IT & Media Newsletter - September 2010



- Social Media tools and data protection 1

- Opinion of the Article 29 Working Party on Online Behavioral Advertising: Cookies for all? 1

- German Federal Court of Justice denies trademark protection for wordy statements not recognizable as advertising slogans 3

- European Court of Justice decides on ‘AdWord’-advertising by using third-parties’ marks 3

- German Federal Court of Justice decides on alleged copyright infringement by Google regarding thumbnails 4

- Preliminary injunctions in patent matters – current developments 5

- German Federal Court of Justice decides on withdrawal from distance contracts: delivery costs to be borne by mail-order companies 5

- News from the practice group 7

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