Smaller and more expensive than a Netbook, the PsiXpda will be very appealing to a small group of buyers.
PDA maker had registered the term in 1996 but had discontinued a product with the name earlier this decade. A dispute cropped up once the popularity of Netbooks skyrocketed last year.
It's been a decade since the morning in 1999 when I took delivery of one of my all-time favourite gadgets -- the AA battery-powered Psion 3mx handheld
Psion answers Intel's claim that its use of the term "Netbook" is generic.
In legal filing, Intel is asking for a decision clarifying that "the use of 'netbook' does not infringe anyone's rights."
The PC maker asks the USPTO to cancel Canadian gadget maker's trademark, saying Psion doesn't make a product that actually uses the term.
A company that holds 13 percent of Psion is the first to announce opposition to the planned sale of Psion's stake in the smart-phone joint venture to Nokia.
Psion's decision to sell its chunk of Symbian could damage the operating system's chances of dominating the smart phone market. Now analysts believe Symbian looks like it's just Nokia's baby.
The company plans to sell its ownership stake in leading smart-phone OS maker Symbian to fellow investors Nokia and Psion, opening it up to working with rival software developers.
Despite initial reports, the English company now denies it will completely abandon the consumer handheld market.