[s-cars] Floor Mats

Igor Kessel igor at s-cars.org
Sun Nov 9 19:11:36 EST 2003

Kirby Smith wrote:
> Hmmm.  Thanks for the link.  Then either my aftermarket mats shouldn't
> say quattro, or the term is registered only for automotive drive trains,
> and not mats.  Audi can't control the term when it is applied to other
> stuff, especially when it is a common word.  A mat for an Audi quattro,
> though, would seem to me to be covered by Audi's claims, no matter how
> minimal.  Maybe Lloyds are licensed.
> kirby
> Igor Kessel wrote:
>>Kirby Smith wrote:
>>>quattro isn't copywrited but the 4 rings are.
>>I have to disagree here, Kirby.
>>"TDI, quattro, Spaceframe, ASF, as well as the model names are
>>registered trademarks of AUDI AG."
>>Igor Kessel
>>two turbo quattros
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I believe I read somewhere that Audi added the second "t" in order to
distinguish it from the common Latin word thus making it copyrightable.

Igor Kessel
two turbo quattros

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