Q- Was "NEX" name pulled by Sony in fear of lawsuit(s) ?

Started 10 months ago | Discussions thread
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
captura
Forum ProPosts: 13,380Gear list
Like?
Q- Was "NEX" name pulled by Sony in fear of lawsuit(s) ?
10 months ago

There have been a couple of lawsuits of late, surrounding patent infringement of a couple of other manufacturers' products who use the name, "Nexus." Was removing the NEX name a decision based on fear of getting caught up in some of this, and therefore a smart move by Sony?

https://www.google.ca/search?q=nexus&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&channel=np&source=hp&gws_rd=cr&ei=OaBxUtCyN8nb4AO53oG4BA#channel=np&q=google+nexus+phone+lawsuit+sony+name+nexus&rls=org.mozilla:en-US%3Aofficial

 captura's gear list:captura's gear list
Fujifilm X10 Sony Alpha NEX-7 NEX5R Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm 1:4-5.6 R Sony E 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 OSS +9 more
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow