December 17, 2004

Mocosoft Saved from Microsoft

We've previously mentioned Microsoft's rather expansive notions of phonetic similarity, such as their claim that lindash will be confused with windows. They've just had a setback. An arbitration panel has denied Microsoft's demand that Mocosoft, a Spanish company, hand over the domain names and on the grounds that Mocosoft sounds so much like Microsoft that people are likely to be confused.

Posted by Bill Poser at December 17, 2004 09:40 PM