Oracle asserts nonexistent open source trademark

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Dec 3, 2010 7:09 AM EDT
The Register; By Gavin Clarke
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Oracle claimed that it acquired the Hudson trademark with its purchase of Sun Microsystems. But a well-placed former Sun Microsystems employee has contacted The Reg to say that Sun took an "explicit decision" not to apply for a trademark on the name Hudson. A search of the US Patent and Trademark Office's website throws up 623 trademarks for Hudson for many things, but not for the project Oracle owns.

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