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Filed under 'trademarks'

August 4, 2009

The Edge of Reason?

Excellent article on disappearance of an excellent iPhone game due to some douchebaggery perpetrated by a former publisher of ZX Spectrum games with a trademark on the word “Edge”.

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February 24, 2007

NFL Wants To Trademark A Euphemism For Its Trademark

“The league has sought to forbid advertisers from saying things like “Get a new color TV in time for the Super Bowl!”, so instead they have to use euphemisms like “The Big Game” instead. […] But advertisers may have to come up with some new euphemisms next year because now the NFL is seeking a trademark on “The Big Game”“

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February 5, 2007

BBC NEWS | Deal ends Beatles' Apple battle

It’s interesting that this news has been released today, when there were (inaccurate) rumblings a month ago that there would be a Beatles iPod commercial during last night’s Superbowl. Makes you wonder if it was planned but pulled.

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About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.