February 20, 2004

Microsoft Seeks to Quash Lindows in Canada

After suing in the U.S. and several European countries, Microsoft is taking its trademark infringement case against Linux vendor Lindows.com to

The software giant has filed suit against Lindows.com in a Canadian court, says Stacy Drake, a Microsoft spokesperson. As in the cases in the other
countries, Microsoft is asking the court to bar the company from using the Lindows name, arguing it is too close to "Windows" and might confuse

"In response to what is obvious infringement of our trademark Windows name, we have taken steps in Canada to curtail the misleading behavior on the
part of Lindows.com," Drake says.

Link: pcworld.com


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