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From Hiram Chirino <hi...@hiramchirino.com>
Subject Re: [REPORT] Apache ActiveMQ - April 2013
Date Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:48:46 GMT
Thanks for the clarification Jeff!  Does the ASF do the registered
trademark think for it's other projects?


On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 12:23 PM, Jeff Genender <jgenender@apache.org>wrote:

> Hi Hiram,
>
> I can help answer the trademark issue.
>
> You aren't supposed to use ® unless the trademark is officially registered
> with the USPTO.  According the the USPTO, it was owned by LogicBlaze, but
> the trademark was never renewed and its considered "Dead", which means its
> up for grabs.  If you want to get it officially registered, you may reclaim
> it and its a 10 week to 6 month process.  The cost is about $300 if you do
> it pro-se, but you need to have your ducks in a row if you do it without a
> lawyer.  You can use ™ since it means its an unregistered trademark and
> Apache certainly owns it via common law.
>
> IANAL (obviously), but I went through some of this last year in securing a
> trademark for my company.  It ended up costing me about $350.00 pro-se (had
> to pay $50 fee because I missed a thing or two from a legal perspective and
> had to refile).
>
> Jeff
>
>
> On Apr 10, 2013, at 9:48 AM, Hiram Chirino <hiram@hiramchirino.com> wrote:
>
> TLP Description:
>
> Apache ActiveMQ is a popular and powerful open source messaging server.
> Apache ActiveMQ is fast, supports many Cross Language Clients and
> Protocols, comes with easy to use Enterprise Integration Patterns and many
> advanced features while fully supporting JMS 1.1 and J2EE 1.4.
>
> Community:
>  * The development and user lists continue to stay active.
>
> Development:
>  * Migration to svnpubsub was completed.
>  * Development on ActiveMQ 5.9 is underway
>
> Trademark / Branding Status:
>
>  * The activemq.org and activemq.com TLD's are owned by other entities
>  * Need to investiate if we should be using (R) instead of (TM) for the
> ActiveMQ mark
>  * Sub-projects need to be reviewed to make sure they are also compliant
>  * Documentation and readme files will also be reviewed for compliance
>
> Releases:
>
> * Apache ActiveMQ-CPP 3.6.0 (Mar 7/2013)
> * Apache Apollo 1.6 (Feb 25/2013)
> * Apache ActiveMQ 5.8.0 (Feb 11/2013)
>
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>
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>
>
>


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*Hiram Chirino*

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