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PC World: Microsoft Seeks to Quash Lindows in Canada

Feb 20, 2004, 16:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joris Evers)

"The software giant has filed suit against Lindows.com in a Canadian court, says Stacy Drake, a Microsoft spokesperson. As in the cases in the other countries, Microsoft is asking the court to bar the company from using the Lindows name, arguing it is too close to 'Windows' and might confuse customers.

"'In response to what is obvious infringement of our trademark Windows name, we have taken steps in Canada to curtail the misleading behavior on the part of Lindows.com,' Drake says..."

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