Utah: Polygamy & Salt Lakes but no Trademarked AdWords

10 Apr

Utah, that bastion of progressivism and technology has once more solidified it’s place as a shining beacon of well reasoned legislation has now made bidding on trademarked terms illegal. Of course this issue has already been settled in the courts and this farce of a law will be struck down in short order (even money  on Google getting the first injunction, 2:1 on MSN, 4:1 Yahoo and 10:1 on ASK). Eric Goldman has an excellent piece on this issue and I encourage you to visit.Good news…polygamy is still ok. Bidding on the term “Louis Vitton” not ok.  I’m sure the lawyers are giddy with anticipation.  


One Response to “Utah: Polygamy & Salt Lakes but no Trademarked AdWords”


  1. Insider Marketing: Ramblings of an Online Marketing Maverick - April 30, 2007

    […] responses Utah seem to be rethinking its position on trademarked terms and paid search after a meeting between lawmakers and representatives from […]

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