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Oct 18, 2011



DWG remains synonomous with Autodesk. They may not 'own' DWG but is linked to Autodesk as 'hoover' is linked to vacuum.

Ralph Grabowski

DWG certainly is linked to Autodesk like 'Kleenex' to tissue, but Autodesk's aim was to prevent anyone else from using DWG without permission. The USPTO decided it was a file extension, not a name, and so could not be registered.

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