Trademark dispute

11.11.14
Groupon says it's ended its trademark spat with open-source community (update)
11.11.14

Groupon says it's ended its trademark spat with open-source community (update)

Well, this could get messy. The GNOME project is a well-known free and open-source desktop environ...

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08.15.12
Microsoft bans use of Metro name in Windows Store apps (Update: May not be banned after all)
08.15.12

Microsoft bans use of Metro name in Windows Store apps (Update: May not be banned after all)

If Microsoft can't use the Metro name, no one else can. Not in its company-owned Windows Store, at...

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08.02.12
Microsoft downplays Metro design name, might face a lawsuit over all that street lingo
08.02.12

Microsoft downplays Metro design name, might face a lawsuit over all that street lingo

If you've seen most of Microsoft's design language for nearly three years, there's only one word t...

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09.27.11
Bethesda tells Mojang to lay down its virtual guns, lawyer up for a trademark battle
09.27.11

Bethesda tells Mojang to lay down its virtual guns, lawyer up for a trademark battle

Time was, men could settle their disputes with glinting swords at the ready and their honor on th...

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08.18.11
Minecraft creator challenges Bethesda to deathmatch for the word 'scrolls'
08.18.11

Minecraft creator challenges Bethesda to deathmatch for the word 'scrolls'

While Samsung, Apple, HTC and others battle it out in court with lawyers and expansive patent por...

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