[PC-BSD Testing] AppCafe naming concern (Re: 9-CURRENT 20110225 snapshot online)

Bruce Cran bruce at cran.org.uk
Sun Feb 27 05:41:10 PST 2011


On Sun, 2011-02-27 at 16:33 +0300, Odhiambo Washington wrote:

> Are you trying to suggest that Apple patented the abbreviation "App"? Then
> we better stop thinking in terms of Applications too:)

You can't patent a word or phrase - we're talking about trademarks.
Apple are trying to trademark the term "App Store" and other "App"
titles (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-12173224).

-- 
Bruce Cran



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