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From Simon Phipps <si...@webmink.com>
Subject Re: Fundraising
Date Sun, 14 Aug 2011 14:57:45 GMT
On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 3:49 PM, Rob Weir <apache@robweir.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 10:25 AM, Simon Phipps <simon@webmink.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 14 Aug 2011, at 14:24, Rob Weir wrote:
> >
> >> We have a trademark policy that states what uses are permitted without
> >> additional permission, and which uses may be allowed with specific
> >> permission from Apache.  The policy does not differ based the
> >> incorporation status of the requestor.  However, the application of
> >> the policy, on a case by cases basis, will obviously take into account
> >> the specific circumstances of the request.
> >
> > All true with regard to the use of trademarks, but mostly orthogonal to
> the question of the AOOo project's attitude towards third-party fundraisers.
> AOOo is in a unique position compared with all prior Apache projects of
> which I am aware and the various comments on this thread indicate we need to
> give thoughtful and clear guidance.
> >
>
> Agreed.  But this guidance comes in response to thoughtful and clear
> proposal from an organization that wishes to use the trademark.
>

Assuming you mean TeamOOo, does that mean you believe their name is a
trademark infringement?

S.

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