TM law gone nuts – E*Trade sues LastPass for the use of the * in a logo!

LastPass is a popular password manager used by millions over years. E*Trade is… uhm… patent trolls, I guess? Some finance company with an * in the logo. LastPass uses the logo as a recognition point in the browser toolbar and input boxes, so you can easily choose which account to fill in. The LastPass * was red, E*Trade is purple and green. So LastPass now has 3 dots (…) as the logo. Much more hard to see and use. Goes to show how crazy trademark law is. Fuck you E*Trade shitheads, for making my daily life just a little bit more difficult.

Source: LastPass Forums • View topic – New Logo tomorrow – so what?

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