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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: MS Taking Our Name?
Date Fri, 04 Dec 2009 02:57:25 GMT
Hi Todd,

This request belongs on trademarks@apache.org and not on legal discuss.

Thanks,

Craig

On Dec 3, 2009, at 6:48 PM, Todd Volkert wrote:

> Legal Dept:
>
> Can someone comment on on what action we can and should take, if  
> any, in response to Microsoft's recent (2 weeks ago) announcement of  
> "Microsoft Pivot"? [1]  It's a clear name conflict with Apache Pivot  
> -- which has been in the Incubator since January 2009 and is set to  
> graduate on the next Board Meeting.
>
> Thanks for your help,
> -T
>
> [1] http://news.softpedia.com/news/Introducing-Pivot-from-Microsoft-Live-Labs-127435.shtml
>

Craig L Russell
Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://db.apache.org/jdo
408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!


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