Contrapunct vs T-Mobile

January 8, 2008

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The German telecom company T-Mobile is claiming the color magenta (or #FF0090 or RGB alias 255-0144) !

T-Mobile started sueing companies Compello, Slam FM, 100% NL which use magenta in website, print and commercial campaigns. and they are urging our website, contrapunct to quit using magenta in our website favicon.

 

 

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Is the colorspectrum free? Not at all, Deutsche Telecom not only trademarked magenta, they also have a trademark on the use of their two 2 color logo…(read more).

“Don’t worry trademarks only apply to the industry sector that they are registered under and since DT applied for their trademark in the tele-communications sector you just can’t use the color magenta around anything to do with phones, digital media… oh and just about anything on the internet”…(read more).

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