|Google Mail is now Gmail in Germany|
In April 2012 the news came that Google has settled this dispute with Daniel Giersch , on 13th April the gmail.de domain and Gmail trademark was transferred to Google. It is unclear whether Google has paid Daniel Giersch for this deal.
Today all the wait is over and users who joins Gmail in Germany will automatically receive the @gmail.com address and all the existing will have an option to switch their email id's gmail.com. Even after switching the users can receive the mails that were sent googlemail.com without any trouble and all the contacts and account settings will be same.