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From Mohammad Nour El-Din <nour.moham...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache Mayhem proposal
Date Tue, 06 Nov 2012 19:57:26 GMT
Hi Christian...

   Isn't that a step that should be done before graduation, in other words
this should not stop going with the Incubator acceptance [VOTE] ?


On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 3:23 PM, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com>wrote:

> Putting trademarks into the loop.
>
> Trademark people, any comments to Simones mail? I am not sure if a
> commonly used word like "Mayhem" can be a matter of an trademark
>
> Thanks in advance,
> Christian
>
> On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 2:27 PM, Simone Tripodi <simonetripodi@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > Good morning President :)
> >
> > Gianugo pointed me to the homepage of Make Mayem[1] and I found a
> > trademarked software[2] which is called Mayhem as well.
> > Trademarkia shows that more than 10 pages of results of products are
> > registered with the name "Mayhem", which I suspect is a daily used
> > word in English language, especially in the US.
> >
> > Giving an overview:
> >
> >  * _Make Mayhem_ is an application that lets you connect trigger
> > events to reactions. Unlike writing a program, you simply select an
> > event and a reaction, and then turn on the connection. Voila! No code
> > or app required.
> >
> >  * _Mayhem_ is a computer software for use in the encryption and
> > decryption of digital files, including audio, video, text, binary,
> > still images, graphics and multimedia files
> >
> >  * _Apache Mayhem_ aims to create a community focused on the
> > development and maintenance of a set of Google Guice extensions
> >
> > My question - IANAL and don't aim to be :P - is: where the legal
> > issues comes out? We don't aim to "invade" someone else's domain...
> > If the Mayhem is a trademark by Grey Heron Technologies, LLC for a
> > software, aren't Outercurve's guys violating a TM?
> >
> > Sorry if asking silly questions, many thanks in advance!
> > best,
> > -Simo
> >
> > [1] http://www.makemayhem.com/
> > [2] http://www.trademarkia.com/mayhem-85483903.html
> > [3] http://www.trademarkia.com/trademarks-search.aspx?tn=Mayhem
> >
> > http://people.apache.org/~simonetripodi/
> > http://simonetripodi.livejournal.com/
> > http://twitter.com/simonetripodi
> > http://www.99soft.org/
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 2:10 PM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:
> >> Different topic: Is there a potential naming/trademark
> >> issue related to a pre-existing project?
> >>
> >>         http://www.outercurve.org/Galleries/InnovatorsGallery/Mayhem
> >>
> >> Thanks!
> >>
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- Mohammad Nour
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