The European odyssey continues for Microsoft, and the market is slowly becoming a bit of a hostile environment for the company, at least when it comes to legal issues. After the hefty fine handed to it by the EU in 2011, the software titan is facing trademarking issues. Or problems related to the names of its...

Boy, Redmond sure has had it tough when it comes to trademarks these past couple of years. First it was the legal dispute over the Metro UI in Windows 8 with the German retail group Metro AG, which claimed that this infringed its trademark. The software titan at that time decided to drop the name Metro altogether and...