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Tibbar
01-19-2004, 09:18 AM
I was just reading about copyright infringement on CNN.com. Some teenager in BC pissed in Microsoft's oatmeal by registering a domain name "MikeRoweSoft". It turns out that Mike Rowe is the kid's actual name and he's fighting Microsoft's demands to turn over his domain to them. Good for him.

This reminded me of discreet's new logo when 3ds max 6 came out. The two entwined snakes are awfully similar to Newtek's curly Lightwave logo, especially LW 8 (same colors). In this case, I think discreet made a poor decision. I wonder what Newtek thinks about this.

Karmacop
01-19-2004, 11:22 AM
Alias has a similar swirl logo now too ... I don't think the logos are similar enough to warrent trademark infringement.

Titus
01-19-2004, 03:04 PM
Imagine the battle for hotmale.com :D

zecryan
01-19-2004, 05:20 PM
Hey, I have been looking for a pic of the logo of max but could not find one. can someone give me a link to a pic of it.

mattbolton
01-19-2004, 05:44 PM
Originally posted by Titus
Imagine the battle for hotmale.com :D
LOL.. I doubt that Microsoft will want to touch that one.

Ade
01-19-2004, 08:02 PM
Sega was first.
http://www.microsoft.com/japan/info/releases/DC_logo2.GIF

R-6
01-19-2004, 08:11 PM
hehehe good one ADE...or was Target first?:p

zecryan
01-19-2004, 08:13 PM
ADE: yah but, Dreamcast SUXED


I guess no one know where to find max 6 logo.

eggy
01-19-2004, 08:24 PM
Originally posted by mattbolton
LOL.. I doubt that Microsoft will want to touch that one.

Not sure about that :D

Check out Bill (http://www.areyadone.com/images/hated/bill-gates.jpg)

deepbite
01-19-2004, 08:32 PM
It's buried under press/image library/3dsmax at discreet's site.

Here..http://www.discreet.com/press/imagelib/thumbnails/max/max6_icon.gif

stib
01-20-2004, 12:08 AM
i think i read somewhere that the spiral is the first recorded mark ever made by humans. IANAL but I think you'd have a hard time trying to claim that there was no prior art

Nemoid
01-20-2004, 06:42 AM
However, Lw logo is the best I ever seen in 3D softwares!

Adrian Lopez
01-20-2004, 06:48 AM
Eeek! It's the invasion of the spiral logos (http://www.splorp.com/critique/)

Matt
01-20-2004, 07:30 AM
LOL! Here's a logo I designed for a marketing company!

Not a true spiral, but similar! :)

Ade
01-20-2004, 09:11 AM
Originally posted by zecryan
ADE: yah but, Dreamcast SUXED


I guess no one know where to find max 6 logo.

When Dreamcast finished, consoles finished...
Consoles suk now.

Long live DC!

KillMe
01-20-2004, 10:44 AM
consiering the dreamcast was out for over year before the ps2 or any of the otehrs it absolutly kicked *** i was really disapointed at how badly it did everyone obviously jsut thought it would be a repeat of the staturn and never tried it out as if they had when it first came out they would ahve droped the playstations and got one immediatly


ah i miss soul calibre =/ bust my dreamcast

Ade
01-20-2004, 05:02 PM
Its called advertising today..

These days manufacturers over hype their systems (and movies) to get big launch days.

SamuraiSlayer
01-20-2004, 05:57 PM
how about mountain dew and 7up :rolleyes:

notice any similarity to any logo in this picture? \/

milkman
01-20-2004, 06:45 PM
Dreamcast in my opinion was the best. It still had that old 2D console fun, but with nice 3d graphics.

XBox, GC, PS2... meh. give me a GBA.