Dell attempts to copyright ‘cloud computing’


The company is applying to trademark the term “cloud computing,” according to a document on the US Patent and Trademark Office’s website.

The application has reached the Notice of Allowance phase, where a company receives “a written notification from the USPTO that a specific mark has survived the opposition period … and has consequently been allowed for registration,” according to the USPTO website. The opposition period gives other parties a chance to object to an application.

That reminds me IBM and its Personal Computer aka PC… 

More at Techworld.com

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One Response to Dell attempts to copyright ‘cloud computing’

  1. deinoscloud says:

    Looks like the US Patent and Trademark Office ‘rejected’ the application…

    Current Status: Abandoned-Failure To Respond Or Late Response

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