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Re: RSA claiming trademark on all uses of "RSA" to describe algorithm

In message <199903300239.SAA20582@toad.com>, John Gilmore writes:

> PS: The alternative, of course, is to ignore them and keep using the
> term "RSA".  Let them prove to a court that they own the term, which
> was in use before they formed the company and which was created in the
> traditional scientific community naming convention (after the names of
> the inventors).  Or intervene in their trademark filings, saying the
> term has wide use in the scientific and technical literature and that
> they're trying to inappropriately monopolize it to replace their
> expiring patent protection.

If this is to be considered, we need a long list of scientific references
from before the company was formed, right?