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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: OOo Trademark
Date Thu, 21 Jul 2011 23:11:14 GMT
Am 07/22/2011 12:57 AM, schrieb Shane Curcuru:
> Note that Tightrope has abandoned their US trademark application for
> OPENOFFICE. Yay!
>
> http://tarr.uspto.gov/servlet/tarr?regser=serial&entry=85298190

Great to know, thanks for the link. :-)

Marcus



> On 7/21/2011 2:14 PM, Simon Phipps wrote:
>>
>> On 21 Jul 2011, at 06:31, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>>
>>> Am 07/21/2011 01:11 PM, schrieb Eike Rathke:
>>>> Hi Peter,
>>>>
>>>> On Thursday, 2011-07-21 09:21:45 +0800, Peter Junge wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>> Once this is cooked, I'm eager for us to pick up the threads on
>>>>>> trademark
>>>>>> enforcement against "subscription fraud" abusers of the trademarks.
>>>>>
>>>>> This is indeed a big and painful issue that should somehow be
>>>>> tackled. I think the I remember the former lead of the German OOo
>>>>> Marketing Project had collected several hundreds of cases of
>>>>> subscription fraud with OOo.
>>>>
>>>> About 2000 reported cases as of June 2010, see
>>>> http://de.openoffice.org/abgezockt/ (all in German)
>>>
>>> Wow, what a frigthening number of cases. :-O
>>
>> And there are many more in other countries. Defending the
>> OpenOffice.org trademark just against this nasty abuse is a full-time
>> project. I would be be happy to participate in it once Apache has
>> standing.
>>
>> Also, Shane& Andrew, do you know whether Oracle has objected to the
>> trademark application by Tightrope Interactive that was reported in
>> The Register[1]? It would be very sad to see that one fall through the
>> cracks during the hand-over.
>>
>> S.
>>
>>
>>
>> [1]
>> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/06/29/oracle_no_comment_on_downed_openoffice_org_url/

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