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FB Trying To Trademark "Face".

Discussion in 'FaceBook' started by RebelMaster, Nov 28, 2010.

  1. RebelMaster

    RebelMaster Junior Member

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    Looks like FB is being allowed to trademark the word "face" when used in conjunction with anything "social messaging" and such.
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    http://techcrunch.com/2010/11/23/patent-office-agrees-to-facebooks-face-trademark/
    Trademarking is getting out of hand, these days. :rolleyes:

    RM
     
  2. hitman247

    hitman247 Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Update: A commenter points out that aside from the issue fee, Facebook will have file a Statement of Use and use the trademark on its own in commerce before it has actual legal claim over the word "Face." Right now it only uses the word "Face" in conjunction with "book," but that will have to change if it wants to have any right to the trademark.
     
  3. bilbo

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    might hold up in the u.s but not in the uk
     
  4. ciciacik

    ciciacik Registered Member

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    that is fuckin unbelievable ...tards can bribe anyone these days
     
  5. RebelMaster

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    I'm sure they'll find a way to overcome that minor hurdle. ;)


    RM
     
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    greentitanium Senior Member

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    yep, ca$h and people being lazy and not caring enough to lift a finger
     
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    That sucks man. Looks like they are going to be the most hatted soon.
     
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    I am still optimistic about Google Me. :p
     
  9. david wright

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    They'll go the way of myspace in a few years they are attracting too much negativity towards them with their actions. Karma will work itself out.
     
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    I don't think the movie helped their image much either
     
  11. Website

    Website Supreme Member

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    fat chance :p
     
  12. HeroWillDrown

    HeroWillDrown Junior Member

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    LOL why dont they just make money from ads and not lawsuit? I cant really understand why they're doing this.
     
  13. paincake

    paincake Power Member

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    He might as well trademark "douchebag" while he's at it....
     
  14. asiriusthoth

    asiriusthoth Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    FaceBook is the next big thing... until.. it isn't. Things turn quite quickly on the Internet, especially in the social networking field.

    Google was well aware of the next big thing coming at them... just as I'm sure FaceBook is well aware of someone coming after them. IMHO companies like Zynga... are the biggest threat to FaceBook. These guys can be "deal breakers". Imagine if Google buys out Zynga and uses them on their social gaming network, and pulls ALL Zynga games from FaceBook. Big changes... would happen.

    On the issue of trademarking "face"... I've heard rumors that they want to trademark "face" for EVERYTHING. I think the U.S patent/trademark office is completely out of control. Next I am going to trademark "ass". I'm sure if I had enough money from my proctology firm.. I could LOL
     
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    facebook is like google or microsoft. it's not going anywhere and will remain #1 forever
     
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  17. The Captain

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    they can easily use it as an email address, they already use fb.com
     
  18. david wright

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    Right after the sale of FaceMash...

    Hmmmmmmm
     
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    Yup, no one thought MySpace was gonna go anywhere did they..