Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Tetrox renamed to Rockblox, for trademark reasons
Re: Tetrox renamed to Rockblox, for trademark reasons
From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_rockbox.org>
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2006 12:46:48 +0200 (CEST)
On Wed, 20 Sep 2006, Mike Holden wrote:
> Apple and Apple are prime examples of how this works in the real world.
> Apple records sold records, and Apple corp made computers and software.
> However in the modern global multimedia market, both are treading on each
> other's toes quite a lot in terms of market areas, and they both seem to
> continue without problem.
You mean apart from the fact that Apple Records sued Apple Computers for
several million dollars and lost? ;-)
According to news articles a few months back, they had a deal that Apple
Records thought Apple Computers broke when they entered the music business
with iTunes and iPod.
Regarding trademarks on the name Rockbox, the german site rockbox-lounge.com
has got a C&D-letter from a german company which seems to own the German
trademarks for "Rock Box" and "Rock-box".
-- Daniel Stenberg -- http://www.rockbox.org/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/Received on 2006-09-20