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Is BlackBerry’s new OS infringing on a trademark?

Is BlackBerry’s new OS infringing on a trademark?

 The new Research In Motion operating system may be potentially infringing on another company’s trademark. RIM made an announcement at a software conference recently that the new operating system for the next generation of BlackBerry phones will be named BBX. But a software company based in Albuquerque, N.M., holds the trademark for a slight variation of that name, BBx.
The best thing about this New York Times article, though, is that it links to an older article about the Cisco and Apple iPhone settlement. A good read if only because it describes the iPhone as a “music phone.” (A music phone!!)
Thanks to staffer Lauren Jacobson for the link!

Amy Dunayevich

Amy Dunayevich is a third year student at Fordham University School of Law and is Fordham IPLJ’s Technology Editor. Originally from the Detroit suburbs, Amy spent two years in the Peace Corps living in Eastern Europe without running water but with high-speed internet. Amy now lives in Brooklyn with her little black pug Roxanne. Although pursuing a career in the public interest, Amy finds intellectual property law to be extremely relevant, interesting, and important.