The Register: German firm confirms it owns MP3Mar 28, 2000, 15:22 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Magee)
"Norbert Boehnke, MD of hypermedia GmbH webcasting and MusicPl@y GmbH, said that the firm has filed MP3 as a common European trademark."
"He said, and we quote directly: "This is to ensure that everyone can use the term MP3, at present the term the most sought in the Internet.""
"The company's Web site is a home for establishing new MP3-based services, Boenhke said."