Facebook tries to limit use of ‘Book’ by others

Facebook has filed suit against Teachbook.com, an online community for teachers. The lawsuit accuses Teachbook of “misappropriating the distinctive BOOK portion of Facebook’s trademark.”The lawsuit argues that Teachbook’s use of “book” dilutes the Facebook brand name, impairs Facebook’s ability to remain unique and creates the facade of a false relationship between the two social networking entities.
http://mashable.com/2010/08/25/facebook-teachbook-lawsuit/
http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/facebook-tries-to-limit-use-of-book-by-others-20100827-13um2.html
http://www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/facebook-tries-to-limit-use-of-book-by-others-20100827-13um2.html

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