Google Pressures CHMoogle Into Name Change

The chemistry search engine CHMoogle encountered opposition to its trademark filing by Google, and decided to resort to eMolecules rather than take on the search giant. Although eMolecules’ attorneys could argue the different audience and content wouldn’t cause consumer confusion, the complaint against them met its mark with CEO Klaus Gubernator. A legal proceeding would distract the company from its mission addressing the lack of “cheminformatics” in Web-wide search engines.

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