Re: PC as trademark

Subject: Re: PC as trademark
From: MacGyver <mlee -at- FDLDOTNET -dot- COM>
Date: Sun, 29 Jun 1997 12:17:59 -0500

Mark L. Levinson wrote:
> I've never heard of it being trademarked, and I've been
> using it for years.
> ** I believe that IBM did have the expression "PC"
> trademarked at one point. That was during
> their "Little Tramp" days. It was stupid of the
> authorities to allow the trademark, since the
> term was already in use throughout the industry
> to mean "Personal Computer," but back then the
> industry was small and the authorities were
> computer-illiterate.
> I don't believe I've seen IBM claiming "PC" as
> a trademark recently.
> --

IBM had the "pc jr" name trademarked back them, which was the actual
name of that particular computer.

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