Re: Tetris packages - need a less-trademarked name
On Thu, 11 Sep 1997, Joey Hess wrote:
> > 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).
> Seems to me that xtetris is indeed a clone of tetris[TM], so calling it
> tetris does infringe on the trademark.
But we call it xtetris don't we? How many characters need to be added or
removed before the embedded string is no longer considered a trademark?
Would Cokesickle be a trademark infringement? (I'm obviously clueless)
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