“Gaymer” trademark has to go, say reddit’s gay gamers

The discussion at the /r/gaymers section of Reddit usually centers around video games, not legal actions. Today things were different, though. The group of gay and lesbian gamers that congregates there has filed a petition at the US Patent and Trademark Office. They’re seeking to cancel a trademark on the word “gaymer”—a word they say belongs in the public domain. The “gaymer” trademark is claimed by Chris Vizzini, who also blogs at his website, gaymer.org. Vizzini sent a cease-and-desist letter to reddit complaining about the /r/gaymers subreddit. …

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“Gaymer” trademark has to go, say reddit’s gay gamers

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Thursday, January 24th, 2013 Net News

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