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HP Touchpad Trademark Filed, Possible Tablet Name?

HP Touchpad Trademark Filed, Possible Tablet Name?

With all this talk about HP and Palm's upcoming tablets, perhaps it's just a coincidence that the company has officially filed for a new trademark that, for all intents and purposes, screams out "tablet." At the moment, it's impossible to say whether or not HP plans on using their recently filed for Touchpad name for anything at all, let alone a tablet. But, tablets are mentioned in the filing, if that's any sizable indicator.

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Microsoft seek App Store trademark block over generic term claims

Microsoft seek App Store trademark block over generic term claims

Microsoft is hoping to block Apple's trademarking of the term "App Store", arguing that the name has become generic and that its rival is attempting to "usurp" the phrase from general use. Apple had filed for the App Store trademark back in July 2008, the same year it launched the on-device software download service for the iPhone; the status page for the filing currently states that "an opposition is now pending at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board."

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Motorola seeks trademark on Xoom name

Motorola seeks trademark on Xoom name

Motorola is one of the companies that had made a big comeback and reached sales that it hadn’t seen in years on the back of the Android operating system. The company makes some really popular Android smartphones. Motorola is at work on a new Android tablet that has been talked about a bit already and so far, we have few hard details on this tablet.

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Taiwanese Company Proview Sues Apple Over iPad Name Citing Trademark Infringement

Taiwanese Company Proview Sues Apple Over iPad Name Citing Trademark Infringement

The Taiwanese owned company Proview seeks to collect damages in China and in the US (and I'd assume eventually Taiwan) for infringing on their right to the iPad name. Proview is a contract manufacturer of flat screens, one that made an attempt almost 10 years ago to market a tablet computer by the name "I-Pad." But that's not the whole story. Lawsuits being tossed around like candy at a parade! That's what's up!

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Z-System games platform for Sony Ericsson PlayStation Phone tipped

Z-System games platform for Sony Ericsson PlayStation Phone tipped

It's been leaked, denied, and now the supposed Sony Ericsson PlayStation Phone has found a whole lot more detail, including rumors regarding its gaming platform.  According to Engadget's "circumstantial evidence" culled from various tipsters, Sony Ericsson has registered the Z-System.com domain; that Z-System name shows up in the title bar of one of the leaked shots, and has also been trademarked as video game software for mobile phones.

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