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Quanta Trademark

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Hi,

I forgot the Quanta Web site address, so did a Google web search for Quanta, the first hit was:

https://www.quantamagazine.org

Which to be the same name as Quanta for the Sinclair QL.

Did the Quanta comittee register the Quanta name?

Is the above web site in contravention of copyright with Quanta?


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Derek
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You can find out who holds trademarks in UK here.

https://www.gov.uk/search-for-trademark


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Even if QUANTA has a trademark it would have surrendered those rights by not "actively defending" them.

The only area that might cover it is if QUANTA magazine acquired and maintained an ISSN.


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XorA wrote:You can find out who holds trademarks in UK here.

https://www.gov.uk/search-for-trademark
The web site is not working, they must be having another party.


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Derek_Stewart wrote:
XorA wrote:You can find out who holds trademarks in UK here.

https://www.gov.uk/search-for-trademark
The web site is not working, they must be having another party.
There are 48 pages of live Quanta trademarks registered!


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Brings back memories of discovering that NESQLUG is now the New England SQL User Group :-(


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bwinkel67 wrote:Brings back memories of discovering that NESQLUG is now the New England SQL User Group :-(
Did you just call QUANTA "parochial?!"


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Is the above web site in contravention of copyright with Quanta?
No, they have copied nothing from Quanta so cannot breach their copyright!


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