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Submission + - Man sues to have 'Google' declared a generic word (

vu1986 writes: ""Arizona man David Elliott wants a court to declare that “google” is a word that means “search on the internet” and to cancel Google’s trademarks for the term.

Elliott filed the complaint after Google won a ruling this month that forced him to hand over more than 750 website names such as “” and “” He claims he needs the names to start a business based on “commerce.. charity, and more.”""

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Man sues to have 'Google' declared a generic word

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