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From Francesco Chicchiriccò <>
Subject Re: Possible Apache Cocoon trademark violation
Date Mon, 22 Feb 2016 12:08:48 GMT
On 20/02/2016 23:38, Paul Foxworthy wrote:
> Hi,
> I thought I should tell you about this...
> A home 3D printer, the "Cocoon Create" is on the market in Australia. 
> The product is described on their website here: 
> . It's distributed by a company called 
> Winplus, and it was available at Aldi supermarkets last week.
> To my mind the style of the Cocoon Create logo is very similar to that 
> of the Apache Cocoon project. The "Cocoon" word is fairly generic and 
> I doubt you'd object to its use for a product that's not connected 
> with Apache Cocoon. The visual style is another matter. If the Project 
> Management Committee agrees, I suggest you ask Winplus to change the 
> appearance of their logo.

Hi Paul,
thanks for reporting.

We will take this forward with the ASF legal team.


Francesco Chicchiriccò

Tirasa - Open Source Excellence

Involved at The Apache Software Foundation:
member, Syncope PMC chair, Cocoon PMC, Olingo PMC, CXF committer

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