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Australian Women Fight Over “Geekgirl” Trademark

May 20th, 2010 05:52 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

bennyboy64 writes “Two prominent women in the Australian IT industry are in a bitter dispute over the ownership of the trademark ‘geekgirl.’ A woman attempting to use ‘geekgirl’ on Twitter told ZDNet that women had been advised by the trademark owner to stop doing so since she owned the trademark for the word. ‘She noted her trademark and asked me to stop calling myself a “geekgirl” in general conversation and to cease using the hashtag “#geekgirl” on Twitter,’ IT consultant Kate Carruthers said.”

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