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(The Next Web)   Useless startup Color, which started off the day shutting down, then wasn't shutting down, has now been assimilated by Apple, possibly for the patents. Subby's colorific redlight-fecta complete   (thenextweb.com ) divider line
    More: Interesting, Nguyen, plain, patent applications  
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1172 clicks; posted to Business » on 18 Oct 2012 at 10:53 AM (3 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2012-10-18 08:50:25 AM  
Can someone who has a eDiplioma in copyright law school me how a name like Color could be trademarked?
 
2012-10-18 11:17:06 AM  
Current e-biz dream

1- File a bunch of patents and release an app or ghostware
2- Get bought out for your patents.
 
2012-10-18 12:13:04 PM  
i.imgur.com 

/Dewey defeats!
 
2012-10-18 12:27:18 PM  
This came as bloatware on my Galaxy S3, I played around with it but didn't find that it did anything that other apps don't already do better.
 
2012-10-18 02:44:07 PM  

cman: Can someone who has a eDiplioma in copyright law school me how a name like Color could be trademarked?


Trademark process
 
2012-10-18 02:46:20 PM  

WelldeadLink: cman: Can someone who has a eDiplioma in copyright law school me how a name like Color could be trademarked?

Trademark process


FTFM
 
2012-10-18 03:23:03 PM  
Never having heard of this before, what, exactly is it?
 
2012-10-18 03:31:55 PM  
Will I get a way to remove this unremovable bloat ware off my Droid Razr?
 
2012-10-18 03:47:52 PM  
Apple is buying the engineering team.

"Apple is only acquiring Color's 20-member engineering team for a relatively small sum"....AllthingsD
 
2012-10-18 05:24:54 PM  

cman: Can someone who has a eDiplioma in copyright law school me how a name like Color could be trademarked?


Differences between copyright, trademark, and patent
 
2012-10-18 06:12:13 PM  
Bill Nguyen's previous startup, Lala.com, was acquired by Apple too. You'd think they would learn after that one.
 
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