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Google wins in trademark lawsuit

...ruled that the search engine's advertising policy does not violate federal trademark laws. U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema rejected a claim by auto insurance giant Geico Corp., which argued that Google should not be allowed to sell ads...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/16/bus_437285.shtml
Business
A robe, and kid gloves

...he abruptly attempted to plead guilty - which most of us would welcome, but which U.S. District Court Judge Leonie Brinkema must ensure is a plea knowingly entered. Thus, she ordered him to stew about it for another week. The justice system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/21/edi_349303.shtml
Editorials
America won

...man who likes attention and aspired to be a martyr to Islamic jihad. So now he's asking U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema for a jury trial after all - saying his original testimony was a lie that he told in expectation he would get the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/15/edi_81475.shtml
Editorials
Anyone can sue over old patents

...constitutional requirements that a plaintiff must sustain some type of harm to bring a lawsuit. U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema concluded in March that the provision allowing Mr. Pequignot to sue in the name of the government, though rare...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/14/bus_527567.shtml
Business
Business news

...fraud and wire fraud in connection with the alleged plot at Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Corp.U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema set a Nov. 1 trial date despite protests from Farkas' lawyer that it will be impossible for the defense to go through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-07-02/business-news
Business
Leader of software piracy ring sentenced

...very serious. There really are victims in this type of offense." The sentence imposed by U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema was the minimum under the federal sentencing guidelines. Sankus could have been fined up to $100,000 but the judge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/18/tec_345730.shtml
XXX Technology
2 executives sentenced in mortgage fraud scheme

...Brown apologized for her actions."It was never my intent to commit a crime," she told U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema. "I'm very angry at myself for ... letting someone manipulate me into going against my morals."Bowman, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-06-10/2-executives-sentenced-mor
Mom and Dad are still the best Internet filter

...surfers, a step universally applauded. Or so you would think. A little over a year ago, Federal District Judge Leonie Brinkema, a Clinton appointee, ruled that Virginia libraries which used software to block on-line smut could be sued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/12/op_263502.shtml
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