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From "Jomar Silva" <homem...@gmail.com>
Subject Res: Re: [italo.vignoli@documentfoundation.org: Re: OpenOffice and the ASF]
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 04:35:14 GMT
I'll try to clarify that with the people involved with the project at that time.

Best,

Jomar
-----Original Message-----
From: Simon Phipps <simon@webmink.com>
Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2011 13:18:06 
To: <general@incubator.apache.org>
Reply-To: general@incubator.apache.org
Subject: Re: [italo.vignoli@documentfoundation.org: Re: OpenOffice and the ASF]

I'm aware that Sun successfully challenged a problematic third party
registration in Brazil just as the acquisition was going through. It may be
worth early investigation in case the registration on Sun's behalf was not
then completed; OOo had serious issues in Brazil over many years because of
it.

{Terse? Mobile!}
On Jun 5, 2011 12:53 PM, "Shane Curcuru" <asfl@shanecurcuru.org> wrote:
> Sophie Gautier wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> On 05/06/2011 10:06, Julien Vermillard wrote:
>>> On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 6:11 AM, Shane Curcuru<asf@shanecurcuru.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Louis Suarez-Potts wrote:
>>>> ...snip...
>>>>>
>>>>> * Apache Foundation owns the trademark to OOo?
>>>>
>>>> ...snip...
>>>>
>>>> The ASF has a recorded Software Grant that includes the trademark
>>>> along with
>>>> a specific list of source code files.
>>>>
>>>> I have not yet seen the specific grant of the trademark itself at the
>>>> ASF
>>>> yet (i.e. legal documents officially transferring ownership within
>>>> the USPTO
>>>> here in the US).
>>>>
>>>> As best I understand, the ASF does not currently own the trademark,
>>>> but the
>>>> intent of both Oracle and the ASF is that the trademark will be
>>>> transferred
>>>> to the ASF once the appropriate legal paperwork is completed. I
>>>> presume,
>>>> and will follow up, to ensure this includes the graphical logo with the
>>>> seagulls.
>>>>
>>>> Question: is anyone here aware of any registrations of
>>>> "OpenOffice.org" or
>>>> the logo or other related marks in other countries besides the US?
>>>>
>>>> - Shane Curcuru
>>>> VP, Brand Management, The Apache Software Foundation
>>>> http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/
>>>>
>>>> For those interested:
>>>> http://tarr.uspto.gov/servlet/tarr?regser=serial&entry=78581289
>>>> http://tarr.uspto.gov/servlet/tarr?regser=serial&entry=77021413
>>>>
>>> Hi
>>> I found it in the E.U. database, look like it's registered (with the
>>> logo).
>>> You can check there searching "openoffice" (can't paste result url..) :
>>>
>>> http://tmview.europa.eu/tmview/basicSearch.html
>>>
>>> http://oami.europa.eu/CTMOnline/RequestManager/en_SearchBasic
>>
>> I've got the BOPI for France if you're interested in.
>>
>> Kind regards
>> Sophie
>
> Yes, please. If anyone has direct links to specific registration
> numbers and where they're held of either "OpenOffice.org" (which we're
> talking about here) or "Open Office" (which some other organizations
> have in at least Europe) they'd be very helpful. I posted a link to the
> Benelux registration of "Open Office" by that company in the Netherlands.
>
> The best place to send those is trademarks@apache.org, a privately
> archived list where we organize trademark policy for the ASF.
>
> Thanks!
>
> - Shane
>
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