Metatags: Trademarks Law Issues

One of the areas of potential trademark infringement that is peculiar to the Internet is the use of marks within the body of the meta tag section of the source code of a writer web site. However, the use of trademarks in the keywords can present legal issues for the site, the site’s designer and the trademark owner.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What are meta tags?
Are meta tags legitimate?
What constitutes a trademark infringement under German Trademark Law?
Is the use of keywords non-related to the subject matter of the website infringing?


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