RIM has denied it, but its recently announced new OS based on a QNX foundation and called BBX is involved in a trademark dispute already. Software company BASIS is preparing to take legal action against RIM because it has already registered a “BBX” trademark.
Read about it here.
And, to save you a little time, here’s the basic trademark information for the registered BBX mark from the USPTO database.
|Goods and Services||IC 009. US 021 023 026 036 038. G & S: Computer programs and associated documentation providing tools and programming language to enable software developers to create and prepare business, internet, and applications software. FIRST USE: 19850619. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19850619|
|Standard Characters Claimed|
|Mark Drawing Code||(4) STANDARD CHARACTER MARK|
|Filing Date||May 27, 2005|
|Current Filing Basis||1A|
|Original Filing Basis||1A|
|Published for Opposition||February 14, 2006|
|Registration Date||July 4, 2006|
|Owner||(REGISTRANT) BASIS International Ltd. CORPORATION NEW MEXICO 5901 Jefferson Street, N.E. Albuquerque NEW MEXICO 871093432|
|Attorney of Record||Jeffrey D. Myers|
|Type of Mark||TRADEMARK|
|Affidavit Text||SECT 15. SECT 8 (6-YR).|