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Old 12-10-2005, 07:40 AM   #1
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"Microsoft Word,Excel " in a file

Hi all
Can I use the words "Microsoft ,Word ,Excel.......
which are Microsoft trademarked in a file.

ie I want to write a file which distinguishes
the Linux & Windows Applications.

Like MS Excel = calc.......
.....Is this legal to use words MS Excel ,Powerpoint
in a file.

Thanks In Advance,
Sailaja Bhandaru
Old 12-10-2005, 07:57 AM   #2
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Yes, I think it is fair use; but then, I am not a lawyer, and it may depend on what country you are in.


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