On Sat, 31 May 1997, Kynn Bartlett wrote:
> Is the word "majordomo" something that can be trademarked in this
> way? I mean, it _is_ a real word.
...As is "Windows", the trademark for Microsoft on which has been upheld
in courts repeatedly.
> (Also: Have the owners actively
> enforced trademark in the past, e.g., against products like Macjordomo,
> Majorcool, etc?)
There are big differences between *similar* names and *identical* ones
from a legal perspective.
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