March 29, 2007

The Strange History of Linux and Trademarks

Anonymous Reader writes "As early as 15 August, 1994, William R Della Croce Jr from Boston, Massachusetts, saw a business opportunity in the rise of Linux, and filed for the US rights to the Linux trademark. This article tells the story of the various trademark hassles that have confronted Linux and other free software projects over the years with an emphasis on the Mobilix case..."



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