John GaltForward, MarchPremium
reply to decx
Re: [iPad] iPad may join Aspirin, Heroin, as generic name
said by decx:"Bayer"...
Actually Aspirin (with a capitalized "A") is a trademark owned by Beyer. The actual drug itself is acetylsalicylic acid (ASA). The problem Beyer has is that Aspirin has become commonly used to refer to ASA in general which cased the trademark to become genericized in the US.