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From Ian Lynch <ianrly...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Request for permission to use the OOo Trademark (was: Teams and Leads)
Date Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:30:15 GMT
On 28 June 2011 02:30, Rob Weir <apache@robweir.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 9:10 PM, Shane Curcuru <asf@shanecurcuru.org>
> wrote:
> > Just in case other folks missed the tie-in between the different threads:
> >  branding and trademark policy for all Apache projects is handled on the
> > privately archived trademarks@apache.org mailing list. Apache policy is
> set
> > by the VP, Brand Management and the associated officer's committee, and
> > implementation of the policy details is left up to each project's (P)PMC.
> >
> > Sam pointed to the main trademark policy document below; at some point
> once
> > this project has more of the website migrated to Apache infrastructure,
> > folks will want to review the Apache Project Branding Requirements for
> > things that need to be on the project website.
> >
> >  http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/pmcs
> >
> > So the decision on licensing Apache marks for things like certification
> is
> > made between the VP, Brand Management and the project's (P)PMC.  Note
> that
> > we have specific policies for domains and events, and I believe the ASF
> will
> > need to further codify and document policies for services and third party
> > certifications in the future.
> >
> > Note also that Oracle's intent is indeed to assign all OOo related
> > trademarks to the ASF, although the legal paperwork is not yet complete.
> >  Thus, we can't actually license any uses of the OOo marks quite yet.
>  8-)
> >
>
> OK.  Thanks for the background info, Shane.   Will the PPMC be
> notified when the trademark transfer has been completed, so we can
> further discuss Ian's request?


I have now posted the request with some background to trademarks@apache.org.

Probably can't be resolved definitively until the IPR transfer is complete
but anything that short-cuts the process reduces the risk of losing the
current interest.

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