Lindows Files Motion To Bar Microsoft Trademark Suits

Law360, New York (March 16, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- Linux software platform Lindows.com, locked in a battle with Microsoft over the rights to the “Windows” trademark, has submitted a motion to the U.S. District Court in the Western District of Washington asking it to halt a series of trademark suits filed by Microsoft in jurisdictions around the world.

Lindows.com, represented by attorneys for Clifford Chance, argues that Microsoft is forum shopping on a global scale for a court willing to enter a preliminary injunction against the company following the U.S. denial of such an order...
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