• Posts Tagged ‘Google Lunar X Prize’

    LunaTrex Out of the Race

    by  • January 9, 2011 • trademark

    A year ago, the LunaTrex team of the Google Lunar X Prize had fallen apart, as reported here. The problem manifest itself when the warring members each tried to claim ownership of the LunaTrex name.  The X Foundation, sponsor of the contest, suspended the team until it received clear evidence of ownership of the...

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    Everyone Owns the Mark, So No One May Use It

    by  • December 10, 2009 • trademark

    Demonstrating rare insight into the fundamental principles of trademark law, the court in LunaTrex, LLC v. Cafasso granted both parties’ motions for preliminary injunction on the same issue, enjoining everyone from calling themselves “LunaTrex.” That’s not an inconsequential holding, since it means none of the parties may participate in the $30 million Google Lunar...

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