"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."