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Apple settles Rendezvous trademark dispute with TIBCO

updated 04:15 pm EDT, Tue July 20, 2004

Apple Rendezvous lawsuit

Apple has during its Worldwide Developer Conference.




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  1. macnut222

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    "Now using Opentalk"

    It'll be called "Opentalk".

    http://tess2.uspto.gov/bin/showfield?f=doc&state=ktgh7v.2.1

  1. ennerseed

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    re: Opentalk

    I hope they don't use "Opentalk" that just doesn't hit the mark like "Rendezvous" does.

  1. J-23

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Good riddance

    Why those folks @ Apple think that using French names is fancy?
    Names linke rendezvous, expose, etc. are sickening.
    Glad to see one will be gone.
    Adieu!

  1. cmoney

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    do you eat freedom fries?

    sheesh.

  1. macnut222

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    The names are justified

    Blame TIBCO.

    Good riddance: what's the 'etc.'

    Rendezvous= meeting. Networked devices (computer & printer) are "meeting" each other - on their own, I might add.

    Exposé= past participle of 'exposer', which means 'to expose'= show off; display. What does exposé do? Show you all of your windows.

    The use of these two words make sense, and are appropriate. Would you rather have Apple name the technology be called 'meet me' and 'show off', respectively?

    Don't be ignorant.

  1. macnut222

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Correction...

    Good riddance: what's the 'etc.' should read:

    J-23: what's with the 'etc.'

  1. Roehlstation

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Rendevous

    Didn't someone file a suit about using the name Rendevous?

  1. piracy

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Re: Rendevous (sic)

    Yes, you moron. That's what this whole story is about.

  1. Meövv

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Sue?

    I think I read somewhere about someone suing Apple over the name Rendezvous. Perhaps there will be a court settlement soon...

  1. beeble

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Re: Sue?

    LOL!

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