Generational Naming 8.0

By | DuetsBlog | April 20, 2012
Generational Naming 8.0

I ran across information today that Microsoft is coming out with a new operating system this fall:  Windows 8.  8?  What goes into that branding decision?  I’m intrigued by the fact that Microsoft and Apple are again heading in opposite directions.  Apple eschewed the moniker “iPad 3″ for its latest generation of the iPad, opting instead for “The new iPad,” or just iPad.

Court Finds Kinect and Kinbox Not Kinected

By | IP Law Blog | February 11, 2012

Kinbook, LLC, an online social networking company, recently sued Microsoft for unfair competition and reverse trademark infringement in United States District Court.  (Kinbook, LLC v. Microsoft Corp.,2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8570.) Kinbook created a Facebook application called “Kinbox,” which allows Facebook users to create private sub-social networks for sharing of information within a subset of their list of Facebook friends.