Reply to post: Re: Expect a trademark infringement claim

GNU cryptocurrency aims at 'the mainstream economy not the black market'


Re: Expect a trademark infringement claim

It would be trademarked not as a monetary term but as financial software, and that's where the hypothetical conflict could occur.

Your etymology is not quite right - T(h)aler is actually an abbreviation of "Joachimsthaler" - ie from the town of Joachimsthal which was, in the 16th century when the name originated, in Bohemia. It's now Jáchymov in the Czech Republic.

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