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Will Trademark Impact Linux Netbooks?

Dec 29, 2008, 14:32 (1 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to The VAR Guy for this link. ]

"Now, for the twist: Psion introduced the Netbook term in 1999, and allegedly has a trademark on the term. If true, high-tech companies may eventually have to negotiate with Psion for the rights to use the Netbook term.

"Still, it's a bit premature for The VAR Guy to toss around "what if" scenarios. Most high-tech firms have been closed for the holidays, and requests for comment from Psion, Intel and Lenovo have yet to be returned."

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