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From Shane Curcuru <...@shanecurcuru.org>
Subject Re: Milagro trademark
Date Thu, 21 Jan 2016 02:00:47 GMT
Alex Harui wrote on 1/16/16 12:59 AM:
> I would recommend asking this on trademarks@a.o.

Correct, someone associated with the podling please gather all the
information and ask what you need there (which is privately archived).

> 
> I would also recommend two separate transactions.  IIRC, the SGA language
> is not the right language for the trademark assignment.  Some other
> template should be used.  Also, I believe it is in the best interests of
> the Milagro trademark owner to make sure the podling is going to graduate
> before assigning the trademark, and the software needs to come in long
> before graduation.

Also correct.  Do not try to do both things in one step.  The SGA should
be left as is, and done with the code transfer normally.

Separately, we will need a commitment by the existing trademark holder
(i.e. someone from the legal owner) to execute a standard trademark and
goodwill transfer agreement for any marks intended to be donated, to be
signed before the podling *graduates*.  We're happy to be flexible on
the timing there, because we all want to ensure the podling is healthy
and moving towards graduation first.

- Shane

> 
> -Alex
> 
> On 1/15/16, 5:58 PM, "toki" <toki.kantoor@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> On 15/01/2016 23:24, Nick Kew wrote:
> 
>>>> Would it make sense to append the trademark assignment to a forthcomin
> g software grant?
> 
> My recommendation would be to do the trademark assignment as one grant,
> and the software assignment as a second grant.
> 
> My rational is that the trademark assignment gets filed with USPTO.
> Maek things simple for the USPTO, and only list the items that they
> (USPTO) maintain in their trademark database.
> 
> I am not a lawyer.
> It should be obvious that this is not legal advice.
> 
> jonathon
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