As a public service, some toilet or compost bin manufacturer ought to start "violating" trademarks by naming toilets etc. after litigious companies. We'd all get a kik out of hearing them argue that database consumers are likely to confuse the Oracle database with the Oracle water closet. [EDIT: "Sure it's a CRUD app, but I'm more interested in Deletion than Retrieval!"]
Of course there are arguments to be made; lawyers are involved.
Confusion. Microsoft is very likely to prevail in the infringement lawsuit.
This matter has even already been litigated. Microsoft Windows is a valid trademark, Windows is not defensible.
Please see lindows aka linspire.
Oh yeah, it seems like M$ were on the verge of winning that appeal, and only discontinued (and paid Lindows a multiple of its annual profit) out of pity.