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||Sat, April 28, 2001 at 7:20 AM GMT
||Microsoft Internet Explorer V5.5 using Windows 98
||Big Business abuse of power
>these are GENERIC ENGLISH WORDS!!!! They cannot be trademarked!|
This is what I
have been fighting against.
Extract of 9 October 2000 email to DoC & USPTO:
is an analogy, just for a moment imagine, if you will:
You go to your dictionary
and look up definition for the word 'apple'. It says the following:
Apple - a
maker of computers. This is the sole meaning; any other use will be a criminal offence.
Nothing at all about them being a fruit used in the world famous 'American Apple
Pie'. All words have had their description changed. You find dictionaries have been
bastardised, for use as a trademark system. Would you not be outraged that all the
words in your vocabulary for everyday speech have been perverted this way?"
you have more common sense - do you understand? Can you see - words belonging to
everybody have been given to big business? Like I say, the Apple in the world famous
'American Apple Pie' is now a computer, not a fruit.