LG Trolls Samsung by Locking Up a Massive Array of 'Edge' Trademarks

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    It looks like the LG's lawyers are having some fun at Samsung's expense. The South Korean firm has been busy grabbing up as many trademarks as possible that all have "Edge" somewhere in their name. Here's a rundown of what they have so far:
    • Super Edge
    • Dual Edge
    • Upper Edge
    • Dual Side Edge
    • Side Edge
    • Double Edge
    • Two Edge
    • G Edge
    It seems unlikely that LG actually intends to use any of these trademarks for real products, so the only theory we have is that LG is trolling Sammy. Perhaps the execs at LG need to give their legal team some extra work...
     
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    soon we won't be able to use the word "edge" in a sentence without violating trademark's.

    "Stormy I think Motorola has the edge in the smartphone wars"

    *ck gets slapped with a lawsuit from Sammy*
     
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    Stormy says: "CK, where'd that bruise come from?"

    CK: "I was so angry at this Samsung lawsuit I accidentally banged my knee on the edge of my desk."

    *ck gets slapped with another lawsuit from Sammy*

    CK: "Dammit!"
     
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    LOL^^^^
     
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    Actually LG announced its curved screen tech before Samsung did so maybe they're doing an Apple thing and getting ready to sue Samsung after releasing their own edged (extra d , not covered in the trademark, voids any suit against me muhaha) products.

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    I submitted my trademark for the letter s both lowercase and uppercase. Apple and Sammy get ready to pay up.
     
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    I submitted for my initials . M. E. I'll be rich Rich RICH I tell ya.

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    LG should worry about selling phones instead of trying to road block other companies.
     
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    Yeah, I was on the edge of my seat waiting for the next one!! :p

    "Ouch"! Damn, Sammy, so hard across my face!! :eek:
     
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    I'm sure LG would love to have the Upper Edge and knock Samsung out of the game... instead of being edged off of the world wide phone sales chart.
     
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    This edge thread has gotten out of control


    NO!!! WAIT!! I mean........ummm This thread I meant!!!!! This THREAD!!!!!!

    **summons to appear in court arrives**
     
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