Vista may sue Microsoft over Windows Vista

Posted on Monday, July 25 2005 @ 7:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft named its next version of Windows "Vista" but it appears that in Microsoft's neighbourhood there's a business software and services company called Vista, and they aren't amused with the name of Microsoft's next version of Windows.
Wall, a well-known technology executive in the area who earlier founded Wall Data, is examining whether the name violates the trademark his company has held for six years. He plans to raise the issue with Microsoft, a company notoriously protective of its own trademarks, and may take the issue to court.
More details regarding Vista can be read at Seattle Times

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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