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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <l...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: CORBA incubation proposal
Date Fri, 20 Jan 2006 20:17:50 GMT
On 1/20/2006 4:57 AM, Anders Hessellund Jensen wrote:

> Trieloff, Carl wrote:
>
>> One thing I just realized is that we don't want the sub-project to
>> show up as being called CORBA Server. CORBA is trademarked by the OMG 
>> and that would be an infringement. Thus we can't use CORBA in the name
>> of the project due to this trademark, so I would suggest something
>> neutral like "Transport Server".
>
>
> Yes. Guidelines regarding use of OMG trademarks can be found here:
>
> http://www.omg.org/legal/tm_guidelines.htm
>
> I'm no expert on trademark law, but as I understand it we are not 
> allowed to use the term CORBA at all, unless we get permission from OMG. 


Its name isn't CORBA Server.  It is being characterized as a CORBA 
server, which IIUC is perfectly legal.  I shall initially name it Yoko, 
after my daughter.  :D  The community is free to rename it if we make it 
into incubation.


Regards,
Alan




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