Re: Food for Thought

Date:         10 Jun 97 00:34:59 
From:         Gary Welch <>
Organization: Compaq
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Boeing claimed a trademark (not a patent) on the profile.  I don't think
any other planes have the distinctive hump.  I suspect the goal isn't to
keep competitors from using the idea but to keep movie makers from using
the profile in crash movies and to give Boeing approval rights for any
other commercial usage.