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Comment Re:Streisand Effect.? (Score 1) 190 190

I'm just reiterating what we were taught in an intellectual property course as part of an internship. They have to make reasonable efforts to protect their trademark. If they got lazy in the future every single instance like this one where they did not take any action would be used against them.

Comment Re:Streisand Effect.? (Score 1) 190 190

They have to make a reasonable effort to prevent genericide. This would fall under that, because they are using IMAX to describe a large format theater and not an IMAX. They could need cases like this in the future if someone wants to claim that IMAX willfully let their trademark become generic.

Comment Lightbulbs! (Score 5, Insightful) 301 301

Can we please get lightbulbs banned already, or at least tax them so that the candlemaking industry is compensated? Maybe horsebreeder and wagon makers should get a cut of car sales? Since when was it the government's job to protect corporate profits? I mean, guys, at least pretend...

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