Microsoft vs. MikeRoweSoft - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Never underestimate how low the lawyers will go to make their money. Or companies that have too many lawyers who don't have anything (better) to do.Microsoft vs. MikeRoweSoft was a legal dispute between Microsoft and a Canadian Belmont high school student named Mike Rowe over the domain name "MikeRoweSoft.com". The case received international press attention following Microsoft's perceived heavy-handed approach to a 12th grade student's part time web design business
MikeRoweSoft.com now redirects to a Bing search for "mikerowesoft".
You could even have problems just for using the wrong colors lol.
In Australia, BP was unsuccessful in claiming a trade mark over the colour green(See BP Plc v Woolworths Ltd). After a long battle with Darrell Lea, Cadbury Schweppes acquired trade mark rights over five shades of the colour dark purple in relation to chocolate.