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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <l...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: JSecurity name "collisions"
Date Mon, 11 Aug 2008 04:22:49 GMT
I haven't heard anything from legal.


Regards,
Alan

On Jul 25, 2008, at 7:31 AM, Alan D. Cabrera wrote:

> Being around for three years and not having anyone contact the  
> project will not be good enough, although it is promising.  The  
> Incubator status template makes a reference to www.nameprotect.com,  
> but I am not sure how we go about the search and what is the  
> criteria to pass this check.
>
> Can anyone from legal comment?  (Please reply to all)
>
>
> Regards,
> Alan
>
>
>
> On Jul 25, 2008, at 6:15 AM, Les Hazlewood wrote:
>
>> Yep, we've seen these before, but the good thing is that they're  
>> not related
>> in form or function to our project so there shouldn't be any legal  
>> conflict
>> at least (IANAL, but I think that's the case).  Since the joomla  
>> product has
>> been renamed, I don't think there's any issue there.  Also the  
>> juniper
>> product is named slightly different to J - dash - Security, so  
>> they're not
>> an exact overlap.  This coupled with the different target of their  
>> focus
>> (totally different than ours), I think that makes things 'safe'.
>>
>> Plus in the last 3 or so years, I'm sure they've seen us (just do  
>> any search
>> engine lookup for 'jsecurity' and we're always number one), but no  
>> one has
>> ever contacted us about naming conflicts.  I'm fairly sure they  
>> don't care -
>> if they would have, they'd have said something by now...
>>
>> At least that's my take on it :)
>>
>> I wonder if should investigate purchasing a registered trademark  
>> just in
>> case...
>>
>> On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 2:17 AM, Alan D. Cabrera <list@toolazydogs.com 
>> >
>> wrote:
>>
>>> I searched on Google and found these companies using the JSecurity  
>>> name:
>>>
>>>
>>> http://www.juniper.net/security/index.html?from=HomePage-Header-to-JSecurity
>>> http://joomlaequipment.com/content/view/1/4/
>>>
>>> The latter looks like the JSecurity product got absorbed into a  
>>> product
>>> called JDefender.  We'll probably need to do a more thorough search.
>>>
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Alan
>>>
>>>
>
>


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