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From "Xavier Hanin" <>
Subject Re: Check of project name for trademark issues
Date Tue, 12 Jun 2007 13:38:05 GMT
On 6/11/07, Niclas Hedhman <> wrote:
> On Monday 11 June 2007 17:51, Xavier Hanin wrote:
> > Any recommendation on how to use the search? Ivy is a common
> name
> > and I get a lot of trademarks containing Ivy, but I don't know if they
> are
> > relative to a software.
> Good start is to look for "Ivy + Software". If you get hits on that, need
> to
> look at the details, if not I think you should be fairly Ok. Google is
> also
> good for these kinds of searches. Sometimes you will find that even though
> it
> is not protected Trademark, we wouldn't want to step on someone's toes.
> Also, large multinationals will protect their mark even if the business is
> different. So if you know of any of those, then it is time to look for a
> new
> name.
> Finally, all the gray areas, gather the details and post to
>, and ask for advice.

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