Facebook Looking At Another Trademark Dispute

Law360, New York (April 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's former Harvard classmate is trying to invalidate the trademark for the social-networking site's name in the continued legal wrangling over the site.

Aaron Greenspan filed a petition with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Tuesday, according to a statement posted on the Web site of his company, Think Computer Corp.

Zuckerberg had no right to trademark the name Facebook in 2005 because the term had been used generically at Harvard University for decades, the petition says.

And Greenspan had used the term...
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