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Submission + - Women in Oz Fight Over 'Geekgirk' Trademark (

bennyboy64 writes: Two prominent women in the Australian IT industry are in a bitter dispute over the ownership of the trademark 'geekgirl'. A woman attempting to use 'geekgirl' on Twitter told ZDNet women had been advised by the trademark owner to stop doing so since she owned the trademark for the word.'She noted her trademark and asked me to stop calling myself a 'geekgirl' in general conversation and to cease using the hashtag '#geekgirl' on Twitter,' IT consultant Kate Carruthers said.
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Women in Oz Fight Over 'Geekgirk' Trademark

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