I recently commented on a local car dealership changing names and throwing away their namesake. Please click here to read Anthony Juliano's words of wisdom at his Blog SoundBite Back. (Also read the comments to see some follow up discussion.)
Yesterday the subject of names was mentioned in the morning paper and was followed up in SoundBite Back.
This morning on N.P.R.'s morning edition I heard about Hasbro trying to shut down an on-line knock-off of their trademarked Scrabble game that is being played on Facebook.
Scrabble Maker Hasbro Mad over Scrabulous
Morning Edition, January 15, 2008 · Scrabble is one of the most popular board games with more than 100 million sets sold worldwide. An online version of the game, called Scrabulous is getting a lot of attention. But Hasbro, the maker of Scrabble, isn't happy. That's because it isn't the maker of Scrabulous. Click here to go to the NPR Page on the Web and listen to the story.