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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Trademark Kill Searches...
Date Mon, 31 Oct 2011 00:55:23 GMT
Kalle Korhonen wrote:
> Robert Burrell Donkin
> <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
> > <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> But yes, I agree that using "kill search" is probably a bad idea.
> >> What podlings needs to do is essentially "fact finding" (not
> >> interpretation). Perhaps someone could come up with something along
> >> this line of thinking...
> > "Podling Name Filter"...?
> > "Podling Name Hunt"...?
> > "Podling Name Elimination"...?
> > "That Trademark Stuff Podlings Need To Do"...?
> >> (Or someone could just suggest a cool name)
> > Ideas?
> 
> Not sure this action item needs to have a single, well-defined name,
> but I think you are approaching it from the wrong angle. Instead of
> eliminating, the projects need to do something like "name availability
> search", or even "confirming availability of a trademark", although
> it's difficult to get a 100% confirmation. It should be enough just to
> verify the availability "to the best of your ability" using common,
> best-practice guidance.

I was wondering along these lines too.
Make up our own term from a positive angle.

"Suitable Names Search"

In the last few days i have also been investigating
our Guidelines documentation. There does not seem to
be much assistance for this task. I have commenced
some additions.

-David

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