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From Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacre...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Does the Flex name need to change?
Date Thu, 19 Jan 2012 10:17:52 GMT
On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 11:03 AM, David Arno <david@davidarno.org> wrote:
>> From: Bertrand Delacretaz [mailto:bdelacretaz@apache.org]
>> Sent: 19 January 2012 09:57
>> I'm not a trademarks specialist by far, AFAIK the key point is that to
>> keep the name, the ASF must be able to use it freely in the future, without
>> it being controlled by an external entity. A "straight up donation" might not
>> be the only way to implement this.
> Does Apache have trademark specialists that we could consult on this issue do you know?

That would be trademarks@apache.org, see also

However, I would suggest waiting for Alex's news about what Adobe's
position is before doing anything. Alex said "Adobe definitely intends
to let Apache use the Flex name" so I don't see an immediate concern.
And if the Adobe legal team has concerns, it's more efficient to have
them talk directly to the ASF board or trademarks specialists.


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