Monday, December 25, 2006

When Sony lost the Walkman

Got this from a 2002 article in Brand Channel: "Austria's supreme court has ruled that the word "Walkman" is now a generic term and the common trade name for portable cassette players. As a result, Sony loses its exclusive monopoly right to the name "Walkman" in Austria in respect of portable cassette players, and further challenges may result in similar court decisions."

1 comment:

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