Dell gets denied "Cloud Computing" trademark (how about "Clown Computing" instead)

Logic prevails and Dell gets denied trademark for Cloud Computing

Clown Computing appears to still be available
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InternetNews is reporting that the US Patent and Trademark Office canceled its "Notice of Allowance" on Dell's application to trademark the term "Cloud Computing" and changed the status to "returned to examination."

Good for the PTO for paying attention and realizing that such a term is commonplace.

This whole thing was so goofy I am glad its dead.

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Dave Rosenberg has more than 15 years of technology and marketing experience that spans from Bell Labs to startup IPOs to open-source and cloud software companies. He is CEO and founder of Nodeable, co-founder of MuleSoft, and managing director for Hardy Way. He is an adviser to DataStax, IT Database, and Puppet Labs.

 

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