Judge Orders Trial for Google in Keyword Advertising Case

A U.S. judge ordered Google to face a jury trial in a trademark infringement suit that targets the workings of the Web search leader's main source of revenue. American Blind & Wallpaper Factory Inc., the top U.S. reseller of window blinds, charged in its lawsuit, originally filed in 2003, that Google abuses trademarks by allowing rivals of a company to buy ads that appear when consumers search the Web for information on that business.

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