Articles tagged computing

2008-08-18 14:02:21
"The term is considered too generic for one company to claim." Dell Inc. cannot register "cloud computing" as a trademark because the term is a generic one describing services offered by many companies, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has said in an initial ruling. In denying Dell's application, the USPTO included dozens of news stories and other material supporting its contention that cloud computing is a widely used term of art for the technology industry.