ZDNet Australia: Linux Trademark Bid Faces Deadline
Mar 29, 2006, 22:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"A renewed bid to register the word 'Linux' as an Australian
trademark must meet an early April deadline or face defeat.
"The nation's intellectual property regulator turned down an
initial bid by local body Linux Australia to register the name on
behalf of Linux creator Linux Torvalds in September 2005, saying
the name was not distinctive enough to be trademarked..."