Re: Spam on this list
Matthew Garrett writes:
> No, Hormel only claim the capitalised form. In capitalised form it's a
> clear reference to the food product, and as such is potentially
> infringing under various circumstances.
I'm quite certain that if you brought out a brand of canned pork under the
label "spam" that US courts would find it "confusingly similar" to Hormel's
"SPAM" mark. While the canonical form of a word trademark is all caps,
changing the capitalization or typeface won't save you from infringement.