Could Mindich have worked a deal to park WFNX on a boat somewhere?

Bob Nelson
Mon Jul 23 09:47:39 EDT 2012

The latest by the way, from bostonradio tweets is that the sale hasn't
closed yet; CC is awaiting a check today or tomorrow and apparently
FNX (now playing songs, titles starting from Z to A) is still running
from Lynn. We wait.

On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 12:02 AM, A Joseph Ross <> wrote:
> On 7/22/2012 10:52 AM, Sid Schweiger wrote:
>> I went through this some years ago in a previous job, and with the
>> customary IANAL disclaimer in mind:  we were told by counsel that you can't
>> trademark any government-issued identifier.  You can register call signs as
>> service marks, but as I understand it the degree of protection from other
>> potential users is less.
> So far as I know, the only real difference between a trade mark and a
> service mark is that the former is for a business of making things, and the
> latter is for anything else.  The degree of protection, so far as I know, is
> the same.
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