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Microsoft applies for trademark on 'Mod'

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    In some countries (like France and Serbia "Metro" also means Subway, Underground, there's Metro Toronto too, meaning conglomeration of municipalities that make the "Toronto Metro Area", there's also a chain of large shopping malls in Serbia. It would be a real mess if everybody started to ban others to use that word. Metro is just a word used to describe something and is in extensive use all by itself, just too much for a company to lay claim to it.

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    Vista and Win7

    Yeah right. Here are some of the coolest 'Metros'. Watch the video at the end of the page.

    Cool subway stations
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    A custom rom manufacturer that publishes a lot of roms for many different Android devices CyanogenMod has been using that name for several year and I believe they have a trademark for that name.
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    Win8.1 Pro, Desktop Mode

    Here in Montreal, our subway system is called the Metro... and we have a chain of grocery stores called Metro as well.(no relation to each other)
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