Microsoft agrees to change the service name “sky drive




BSkyB and Microsoft settle, after violating the last State-owned brand name.

A British Court issued a judicial ruling that cloud storage service name “sky drive to Microsoft America violates trademark rights owned British Broadcasting Group BSkyB sky.

Microsoft agreed on Wednesday under a settlement reached with the other party to change the name of the service, to allow BSkyB to set company using the current name for a reasonable period of time which allows for the last move to a new name on the series.

The settlement reached by the parties that Microsoft does not appeal, the financial conditions, both parties refused to disclose the details. But however stressed the spokesperson of “Microsoft” company’s intention to change the service name, and expressed his happiness to this settlement on the controversy between the parties about the brand name, adding that his company will continue to provide the best service to hundreds of millions of users of service “sky drive”, as he put it.

Change the name of the service comes after a legal dispute that is similar in Europe, Microsoft has decided to abandon the name “Metro” Metro to interface applications and the operating system “Windows 8”, so as to avoid any legal problems with the German retail chain Metro AG with the same name.
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