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Subject: Re: Tetrox renamed to Rockblox, for trademark reasons

Re: Tetrox renamed to Rockblox, for trademark reasons

From: Michael Sevakis <jethead71_at_sbcglobal.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2006 23:39:07 -0400

I wasn't speaking of the World Wrestling Federation :) but re: Rockbox. As I
understand the same names can be used if not to indicate the same thing, at
least in the US. Dumb example: Foo Meat Packing, Inc. and Foo Manufacturing,
Inc. aren't nescessarily in conflict.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Tinney" <jim_at_tailoredmail.com>
To: "'Rockbox development'" <rockbox-dev_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, September 19, 2006 11:24 PM
Subject: RE: Tetrox renamed to Rockblox, for trademark reasons

> Michael Sevakis said:
> >>About a couple weeks ago after Rockbox appeared in one the online mags
> >>(pc-mag?) I suspected that this would start happening if rb "mattered
too
> >>much". Now it's for real!
>
> >>Has this sort of thing occurred before?
>
> See WWF (renaming of, copyright infringement)...
>
> Looks like the only outfit with any prior claim would be "The Rock Box", a
> British chain of music stores (since 1987). They've had an online presence
> as "rockbox.co.uk" for as long as I've known...
>
> --technogeek
>
>
Received on 2006-09-20


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