[Fsf-friends] Linux Trademark rejected by Australia

Ramanraj K ramanraj.k at gmail.com
Sun Sep 18 16:24:31 CEST 2005

http://www.osnews.com/story.php?news_id=11882 has reported:

Linus Torvalds' bid to have the word 'Linux' trademarked in Australia
has failed, with the local intellectual property regulator sending his
lawyer a vitriolic letter deriding efforts to provide evidence the
trademark application was legitimate. In the letter, published by
ZDNet, the regulator points out that information from Wikipedia and
Google used by the lawyer to support the trademark application is
simply not effective in making the case for a trademark to be

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