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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Request for permission to use the OOo Trademark (was: Teams and Leads)
Date Fri, 02 Sep 2011 20:48:48 GMT
Hi Ian,

Was this ever resolved?  I think we had it on hold pending transfer of
the trademarks to Apache.  Now that this has occurred, did you want to
renew your request?

-Rob

On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 6:30 AM, Ian Lynch <ianrlynch@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
>
> --
> Ian
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