This week, in the REWIND of international business news, we discuss Google possibly violating antitrust laws and more trouble for Airbnb.
Yet another regulatory body may question whether Google violated antitrust laws.
European authorities began an inquiry into Google’s practice of bundling apps with its Android operating system last year. It seems that the inquiry has given some ammunition to at least one of Google’s rivals to seek a similar inquiry from another regulator. » Read More
This week in international business news, it is patent, trademark, and more patent. Could one small step for FindtheBest be a giant leap for patent law? Is Google making an extra effort to steer clear of lawsuit by FIFA over World Cup? EU investigates “patent box” tax breaks; could that spell trouble for Apple, Starbucks, and Fiat?
This week in international business, we have a case going to the Supreme Court, which may determine whether a tougher standard for patentability may be enforced; Canada’s “trade-mark” law reform; millions of new Google shares on the market; and Mississippi extends trade-secret protections to universities and colleges.» Read More