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From "Xavier Hanin" <xavier.ha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Check of project name for trademark issues
Date Tue, 12 Jun 2007 14:08:53 GMT
Thanks, Gilles, I'll wait to see if I get registered (I sent my subscription
e-mail yesterday).

Xavier

On 6/12/07, Gilles Scokart <gscokart@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> When I did that a few days ago I received rather quickly the Welcome
> mail after my registration.  A moderator has probably to validate your
> registration.
>
> NB: I notice that gmail still say that the Sender is ...@gmail.com.
> It just put ...@apache.org in the From field.  And seemingly elzm look
> at the sender field.   So I guess that validation of the moderator is
> required.
>
> Gilles
>
>
>
>
>
> 2007/6/12, Xavier Hanin <xavier.hanin@gmail.com>:
> > On 6/11/07, Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Monday 11 June 2007 17:51, Xavier Hanin wrote:
> > >
> > > > Any recommendation on how to use the uspto.gov 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
> > > legal-discuss@apache.org, and ask for advice.
> >
> >
> > I've tried to subscribe to legal-discuss and post a message, but I was
> > unlucky so far. Since this is a private list, is there any special way
> to
> > subscribe? I've sent an e-mail using my apache address to
> > legal-discuss-subscribe@apache.org, received an e-mail asking for
> > confirmation, then nothing... Any idea?
> >
> > Xavier
> >
> > Cheers
> > > --
> > > Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
> > >
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> > Xavier Hanin - Independent Java Consultant
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>
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> Gilles SCOKART
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