Arnold & Porter LLP’s Deborah Feinstein was named director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition by FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, who also named six other senior staff members with consumer protection and antitrust law experience.
Rosetta Stone Inc. had some trademark-infringement claims against Google Inc., the world’s largest Internet search company, restored by a federal appeals court and returned to the trial court for further consideration.
A federal judge who previously ruled in favor of Internet search-engine Google Inc. in a trademark suit by Rosetta Stone Inc. said Google’s practice of directing users to websites of Rosetta’s competitors won’t confuse consumers.
Google Inc. won a court judgment against language-learning software maker Rosetta Stone Inc. over claims the search engine infringed trademarks by directing users to websites of Rosetta’s competitors and counterfeiters.
James Hardie Industries , the biggest seller of home siding in the U.S., lost a dispute with the Australian Tax Office over claims it owes A$459 million ($412 million) in back taxes, interest and penalties.