Rupert's Battle for the 'Sky' Trademark

“Sky is involved in a long-running dispute with Skype in relation to several trade mark applications filed by Skype … The key contention in the dispute is that the brands ‘Sky’ and ‘Skype’ will be considered confusingly similar by members of the public” — A spokesman for Sky (a.k.a. BSkyB) speaking to The Telegraph about the a lawsuit with Skype that has lasted for five years over ownership of the word “Sky.” News Corp. owns a 39.1 percent stake in the TV network.

Rupert's Battle for the 'Sky' Trademark