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From Rob Weir <apa...@robweir.com>
Subject Re: OOo Trademark
Date Tue, 19 Jul 2011 10:20:45 GMT
On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 4:38 AM, Ross Gardler
<rgardler@opendirective.com> wrote:
> On 19 July 2011 06:37, Peter Junge <peter.junge@gmx.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I'm still getting requests now and again from persons who want to use the
>> trademark OpenOffice.org 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?
>
> I'm not sure if it has finally transferred I know the paperwork has
> been flying around. Shane/Sam are either of you able to give an
> update?
>
>> - If yes, I recall I have to forward them to trademarks@apache.org, right?
>
> It's the job of the (P)PMC to manage the trademark policy (see
> http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/)
>
> What this means is that the request should come to ooo-dev first. If
> it is clearly within the policy then the (P)PMC can give permission.
> If there is any doubt then it should be referred to trademarks@a.o
>
> Note trademarks@a.o will enforce the policy if there is a case of
> misuse, so it is important that the (P)PMC is fully aware of the
> policy when giving permission.
>
>>  + Do requesters still have to use the web form?
>
> Requests should come here (or ooo-private if the company has need for
> the request to be private). If you have a webform that has been used
> in the past it would make sense to continue to use it, but the
> requests need to be brought to the project community.
>

Good information.  I've added an item to the "Help Wanted" wiki page
[1] to turn this into a defined PPMC process that we can describe on
the website's Community FAQ's.

[1] https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Help+Wanted


> Ross
>

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