Facebook asserts trademark on word "book" in new user agreement

Facebook asserts trademark on word "book" in new user agreement

Facebook is trying to expand its trademark rights over the word "book" by adding the claim to a newly revised version of its "Statement of Rights and Responsibilities," the agreement all users implicitly consent to by using or accessing Facebook.

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what of harvard facebook?

???Harvard College internal facebook, facebook.college.harvard.edu. didn't that predate Facebook? isn't this what they call "prior art"? anyone should be able to create "a facebook" just like a phonebook.

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