Samsung registers 3 more Galaxy series names

Samsung registers 3 more Galaxy series names
If only we could build a perpetual motion machine based on smartphone names, we would be able to power the world indefinitely. Instead, we have to rely on batteries and snark to keep us warm while manufacturers methodically work their way through all known words and into the unknown as they continue to create new names for their devices. 

This time, we're getting three more names for Samsung Galaxy devices. The last time Sammy registered Galaxy names, they were a little bit on the silly side with the Galaxy Lift, Galaxy Perx, and Galaxy Sire. This time around we get one silly name, the Galaxy Velvet, one extra silly name, the Galaxy Metrix, and one name that came straight out of the comic book that we drew in middle school, the Galaxy Legend. 

Of course, we can't really sue for trademark infringement for a comic book that's likely still in our parents' basement, and although if HTC ever wants to put out a new version of the 2010 HTC Legend, that may be a fight there. 

source: USPTO (Metrix, Velvet & Legend) via pocketnow



12. Orbitman

Posts: 110; Member since: Oct 09, 2011

"we have to rely on batteries and snark to keep us warm" haha! thanks for a good laugh at the end of a long day, Michael!!!!

11. ScottSchneider

Posts: 336; Member since: Dec 06, 2011

Gosh... IS it just me or is everyone having the Samsung Syndrome... Everytime I open PA or GSMA, my eyes just dance around the whole page looking only for the names SAMSUNG GALAXY and S III... It's SAMSUNG All the Way...

10. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

Stop registering - Start releasing


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

I swear if Verizon skips out on the SGS3 I will kick them in the nuts. BIG mistake on the SGS2. I don't see why they couldnt have offered it with 3G or at least put the crapdragon processor and LTE on it. It's still better than most of the crap out there that LG makes.

13. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

so you also hate LG? may I join?

8. rockstarlive

Posts: 307; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

But some of the names might just be place holders. Imagine if its all low end. Midrange and highend.

4. Carlitos

Posts: 707; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Gosh I swear I thought Motorola was showing off tons of phones along with HTC, but Samsung is going overboard.

5. Chronos

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

Samsung has been going overboard for about two years.

6. Carlitos

Posts: 707; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Its ridiculous.

3. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Hope they will not trademark even worse names like galaxy S***,or galaxy wtf.

1. pbui.818

Posts: 78; Member since: Feb 06, 2012

Galaxy S III on AT&T: Metrix Galaxy S III on Verizon: Velvet Galaxy S III on Sprint: Legend Galaxy S III on T-Mobile: Galaxy S III

2. jcpwn2004

Posts: 314; Member since: Jan 18, 2012

i really hate US carriers. Just call it the gs3 FFS. Can you imagine if the iphone had different names..... me: Hi I'd like to get the iphone. Verizon employee: You mean the apple magic? -Me: no sorry I meant the apple revolution. employee: Sorry we only carry the magic and unicorn HD

7. dallas90733

Posts: 36; Member since: Mar 06, 2011

I can't agree with you more!!..GS3 is GS3, no matter the dam carrier!!

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