[ECOS] Is the ecos name trademarked?

Paul Beskeen paulb@ecoscentric.com
Thu Sep 9 17:36:00 GMT 2010


Hi Milton,

Milton Scritsmier wrote:
> Is the ecos name trademarked? The reason I ask is that Echelon has just
> introduced it's "Echelon Control System (ECoS) Platform" (
> http://www.echelon.com/metering/ecos_platform.htm ) which is a software
> architecture for controlling smart grid power systems. There is enough
> of a potential overlap to cause confusion, and at some point in the
> future they could demand that ecos change its name.

eCos is indeed trademarked and is owned by eCosCentric. See:
http://www.ecoscentric.com/legal.shtml

Thanks to you (and others) for bringing this to our attention.

Regards, Paul.
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