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From Shane Curcuru <>
Subject Re: OOo Trademark
Date Tue, 19 Jul 2011 19:57:28 GMT
Yes, ASF counsel and I are working with Oracle to get the paperwork 
signed and finished to transfer a number of "" registered 
trademarks (and related marks) to the ASF, from a number of different 
countries. (Thanks Andrew)

Andrew (or whoever): how/when can we get the submissions to that webform?

I'm actually wondering if and how we should review those, versus simply 
asking people to start contacting ooo-dev@ about requests from the 
Apache side.

In particular, with the transfer of the OOo marks, how do we (as in, 
this PPMC and trademarks@) handle any permissions or licensing of 
""?  Especially since that mark primarily refers to a 
product that we - the ASF - do not actually distribute?

- Shane

On 7/19/2011 12:51 PM, Andrew Rist wrote:
> On 7/18/2011 10:37 PM, Peter Junge wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm still getting requests now and again from persons who want to use
>> the trademark for various reasons. In former times I
>> have been pointing them to a web form that Oracle was providing. So,
>> my questions are:
>> - Is the OOo trademark already with Apache?
> Oracle legal is currently working with ASF on the transfer.
>> - If yes, I recall I have to forward them to,
>> right?
>> - If not, is Oracle still taking on such requests?
> All of these types of requests are on hold at Oracle. The process should
> be moved over to Apache.
>> + Do requesters still have to use the web form?
>> Or, is there any interims process?
> Not at this time - and - this should make it over to the Apache side of
> things in reasonably short order.
>> Best regards,
>> Peter

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