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From Bill Stoddard <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: JBoss trademark issue
Date Mon, 26 Mar 2007 16:26:45 GMT
Bill Stoddard wrote:
> Niclas Hedhman wrote:
>> On Sunday 25 March 2007 23:58, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>>  
>>> I'm familiar with what happened there.  But that's independent of 
>>> the  trademark issue you bring up..
>>>     
>>
>> Agree. Let's move JBoss out of the equation. My mistake to assume it 
>> was a well-understood scenario.
>>
>> The question revolves around;
>> 1.  WXYZ community was created, by a group of people who likes WX.
>> 2.  The project change name to XYZ
>> 3.  John Doe registers the XYZ trademark privately.
>
> And Step 3 is the problem, it's somewhat analogous to the submarine 
> patent problem.  The ASF is a 503-C3 
<pedant-mode>
The ASF is a 501c3, not a 503c3. Sorry for the typo.
</pedant-mode>

Bill


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