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Re: Debian, Iceweasle, Firefox!

On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 03:29:07PM -0800, Paul Johnson wrote:
> I believe K-C already lost the ability to enforce Kleenex as a trademark
> after uptake made their brand the generic word for "disposable tissue
> primarily intended for your nose."  Hormel is fighting an uphill battle and
> using very specific capitalization to avoid the same thing happening to
> their trademark SPAM.  Xerox seems to have largely won it's fight against
> uptake at this point (that being said, I haven't seen an actual Xerox
> copier in years... do they still make 'em?).
Yes.  We still have some branded Xerox copiers where I work.  The real
interesting one to me is the battle Adobe has going to prevent
"photoshop" from becoming a synonym for "edit a photograph" or for an
edited photograph.



Roberto C. Sanchez

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