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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Turner
> Sent: Sunday, October 24, 2004 10:49 PM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: Re: Trademark Infringement
> Yes, a blatant example of Microsoft running roughshod over a
> smaller company.
> There are many points of difference. The Lingo trademark is clearly
> not related to the Microsoft trademark, and the other way around.
> Of course, it is possible that if Microsoft wanted to they could get
> the courts to rule in their favor, or simply overpower the other
> company with threats of deep pocket legal issues.
Umm.... no. Bonnie wrote:
"I had seen the Lingo logo over the last several weeks, over and over, and
reminded me of something else I had seen, but I couldn't recall exactly what
that other thing was. Today I discovered what it was and compared the two. I
see an uncanny resemblance."
So this is not "a blatant example of MS running roughshod," etc., etc.
Bonnie was merely commenting on the resemblance and asking for our opinion.
And despite the initials, "Bonnie Granat" is not a pseudonym for "Bill
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