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November 9, 1999
Creative Planet, North Hollywood, has merged with Brookfield Communications, Creative Planet said. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Creative Planet operates a network of business-to-business vertical Web sites for creative professionals. Brookfield Communications, Los Angeles, founded Studio System, an information service for the television and motion picture industry.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 9, 1999
Creative Planet, North Hollywood, has merged with Brookfield Communications, Creative Planet said. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Creative Planet operates a network of business-to-business vertical Web sites for creative professionals. Brookfield Communications, Los Angeles, founded Studio System, an information service for the television and motion picture industry.
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BUSINESS
April 27, 1999 | MORRIS NEWMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Few buildings symbolize the "old Hollywood" glamour as aptly as the El Capitan building, with its Spanish Baroque facade and its magnificently restored movie palace. One firm that is basking in the glamour--and occasionally, some of the inconvenience--of old Hollywood is Brookfield Communications Inc., which occupies a portion of the office space directly above the theater.
BUSINESS
July 19, 1999 | GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Internet search engines aren't in violation of trademark laws when they sell advertisements linked to such trademarked terms as Playboy and Playmate, according to a recent ruling by a federal judge in Santa Ana. The ruling, the first of its kind in this area of law, is a setback for Playboy Enterprises Inc. in its ongoing trademark infringement lawsuit against search engines Excite Inc. and Netscape Communications Corp.
NEWS
April 24, 1999 | GREG MILLER and DAVAN MAHARAJ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Outlawing a widely used marketing ploy that often misleads consumers on the Internet, a federal appeals court has ruled that companies cannot boost traffic to their Web sites by littering them with rivals' trademarks. For consumers, the ruling could help end a bait-and-switch tactic that frustrates millions of people who depend on "search engines" such as Yahoo and Lycos, which guide users to Web sites on topics they are interested in.
NATIONAL
March 13, 2005 | Scott Gold, Times Staff Writer
A man opened fire at a Wisconsin church service Saturday, killing seven members of a congregation that preaches nonviolence and "end-time" prophecies before taking his own life, authorities said. Four others were wounded. The shootings took place shortly before 1 p.m. during the weekly services of a Living Church of God congregation in Brookfield, Wis., a suburb of Milwaukee.
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