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Subject:  Re: New Name? Date:  8/20/2008  9:40 PM
Author:  havefunsaving Number:  234 of 597

Nice suggestion which should be seriously considered.

Here's one for the TMF legal department: Is TouchStone already taken as a possibility by virtue of registered trademark to someone else? i.e., Touchstone Pictures, etc.

Okay, I have done a cursory look and found that it is supposedly (per Wikipedia) a registered trademark of Agilent Technologies. I don't know much about trademarks.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Touchstone_File
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trademark#Enforcing_trademark_r...

Drat, it looks like it might not be possible. By the same token, mightn't it be possible to get legal access to use it from the trademark owner? They might not mind letting us use it for our purposes. Who knows? We could make inquiries.

If we can use it, I'd like to lobby for its serious consideration on the short list of names from which we will eventually choose. Or Tom and David will eventually choose. Whoever's gonna do the choosing, I'd like it to be on the short list.

TouchStone

It has been really growing on me, for all the aforementioned reasons.

Best regards,
Kathie
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