"Opening up a dialog"

An in-house friend passes this along, with the note, “A good entry for your continuing series on preposterous misapplications of trademark law”:

Deutsche Telekom / T-Mobile demands Engadget Mobile discontinue using the color magenta

Yeah, a cease and desist letter is one way to “open up a dialog.” But doing that with a top blog such as Engadget, you might not open up quite the dialog you were looking for.


Author:Ron Coleman

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