Use of Intego's Dual Protection Name by Symantec

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[prMac.com] Austin, TX, - Intego, the Macintosh security specialist, has learned that Symantec has released an antivirus product bearing the name Dual Protection. Intego is the owner of a trademark registration for the mark DP DUAL PROTECTION in France (registered on January 17, 2007) and an international trademark registration for that mark (registered on July 2, 2007) in the United States, the European Community (27 countries), Switzerland, Monaco, Australia, and Japan.

In the United States, Intego has applied to the Patent and Trademark Office to register the DP DUAL PROTECTION mark; Intego claims rights to this mark in the United States. Intego also owns the domain name dualprotection.com, which it registered on January 15, 2007.

Symantec's use of the name Dual Protection is without authorization from Intego. Symantec is not affiliated with or connected to Intego, and Symantec's products do not originate with Intego. Intego takes its trademark and intellectual property rights seriously, and plans to ensure that these rights are respected.

Intego has three Dual Protection products:
* VirusBarrier Dual Protection
* ContentBarrier Dual Protection
* Internet Security Barrier Dual Protection Antispam Edition

More information about Intego's Dual Protection product line is available from the Intego web site.

Intego develops and sells desktop Internet security and privacy software for Macintosh. Intego provides the widest range of software to protect users and their Macs from the dangers of the Internet. Intego's multilingual software and support repeatedly receives awards from Mac magazines, and protects more than one million users in over 60 countries. Intego has headquarters in the USA, France and Japan. For further information, please their website. As the dangers of the Internet grow, Intego is hard at work, developing new software to protect users and their Macs from the latest security and privacy threats.

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