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Re: Tetris packages - need a less-trademarked name

In message <199709110150.SAA02980@fleming.jimpick.com>, writes:
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  >[ I'm forwarding this to the debian-devel list, since that's a better
  >  place to discuss it. ]
  >We've got zillions of tetris and tetris-like games.  What should we
  >relabel/rename them as?  T*tris, tetris-like, ???
  > - Jim
Before we rename anything, surely we should check whether there really is
a trademark infringement?

The mere fact of using a name is not - in itself - an infringement.
A trademark can be used without conflict if applied to something in
a different category (at least, so I understand UK law).

Remember the Linux trademark fuss?

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