Google sues Froogles.com

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Google sues Froogles.comGoogle has sued Froogles.com, charging the rival shopping search engine with trademark infringement.Mountain View, Calif.-based Google, the No. 1 search engine, filed a 68-page complaint against Froogles.com in the Eastern District Court of New York. The complaint alleges that Froogles.com proprietor Richard Wolfe, a New York state resident, illegally traded on Google’s famous name and search brand for profit with a “nearly identical” mark. “Upon information and belief, the defendant selected the mark Froogles with full knowledge of Google’s prior rights in its Google name and mark,” according to the filing. “As between the parties, Google is the senior user of marks that incorporate the formative–Oogle for Internet search services.”
Google asked the court to shut down its rival and order transfer of the domain name, among other relief. For more on this visit here

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