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From Danese Cooper <>
Subject Re: Passport Without A Visa: Open Source Software Licensing and Trademarks
Date Sat, 18 Feb 2012 01:01:04 GMT
Ahem.  Excuse me, but Tiki Dare is the trademark lawyer who brought us the
ridiculous naming policies around Java products when she was at Sun... (as
well as the much-maligned OpenOfficeDotOrg).  IMHO its quite possible to
kill a brand with tedious correctness from a Trademark protection point of


On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 11:06 AM, Rob Weir <> wrote:

> A good read on trademarks and open source software.  I highly
> recommend PPMC members read this over, and especially note how
> trademarks can become invalid due to ""naked licensing".
> -Rob

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