from the drop-down-drag-out-fight dept.
Machina writes: "Seems Microsoft was a little late in claiming their
X-Box Trademark . "Microsoft (MSFT) could face a
legal challenge to its use of the Xbox name
for its forthcoming videogame console.
Microsoft filed its claim to the name with
the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on
Oct. 18, 1999, but a Florida company
registered its use of the Xbox mark with
the USPTO on March 10, 1999. "
If you sell diamonds, you cannot expect to have many customers.
But a diamond is a diamond even if there are no customers.
-- Swami Prabhupada