Facebook Assert Trademark on Word “Book”
Facebook is currently trying to patent trademark the word “book”. Although not definitely has the patent, Facebook has put the word “book” in the form of rights and responsibilities agreement to the new users who sign up.
If you are one of a new Facebook user, you will find a request for approval to form an agreement to not violate copyright or trademark, including the F logo, the word Facebook, FB, Facem, Poke, Book, and Wall. All of should not be used for commercial purposes without permission from the Facebook.
In fact, until recently Facebook has not officially have a patent the word “book”. In the database list of Patent and Trademark Office United States (U.S.), Facebook does have 73 active trademarks, but the word “book” is not in the list.
If the candidates agree on what Facebook users are asked to Facebook, then automatically he approved the agreement the rights and responsibilities of the trademark “book” is actually not owned by Facebook. Step up this much criticized by observers copyright. In this position today, Facebook has not eligible to enter the word “book” in the agreement.
Previously, Facebook is also trying to block the use of the word “book” from the name of the new sites. Facebook had sued the online community site for teachers called “Teachbook”. However, legal proceedings between the two are still pending.