samzenpus from the ooglemail-coming-soon dept.
amigoro writes "A court in Germany today banned Google from using the name 'Gmail' for its popular webmail service following a trademark suit filed by the founder of G-Mail. Daniel Giersch, started using the name G-Mail in 2000, four years before Google released 'Gmail'. "Google infringed the young businessman's trademark that had been previously been registered," said the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court in its judgement."
We will have solar energy as soon as the utility companies solve one technical
problem -- how to run a sunbeam through a meter.