NEW DP QUATTRO is coming!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Started Feb 9, 2014 | Discussions thread
MOD Kendall Helmstetter Gelner Forum Pro • Posts: 20,044
Possibly a problem

Marty4650 wrote:

Laurence Matson wrote:

And if Sigma thought they had a "little problem" with Nikon and the OS patent, just wait until they have to deal with Audi and a "little problem" relating to a brand name.

Anyone who brands a car as a "Quattro" will be promptly sued by Audi. In fact, the name cannot be used for any motor vehicle without infringing on Audi's trademark.

But this does not prevent the word from being used for non-related products. There is a:

Tell that to Microsoft who stopped using Metro to describe the Windows 8 user interface, because Metro AG (large UK retailer) did not like them using that name:

No matter what is legal to do, anyone can sue anyone for anything... I don't think they could win, but they might try.

There are other branded things with Quattro though so I agree that it's probably safe.

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