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From Jim Wright <jim.wri...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: Brand donation documents for NetBeans, examples?
Date Tue, 11 Oct 2016 15:26:59 GMT
Geertjan, ping me offline and I can connect you with TM counsel who can assist with this stuff.

 Best,
  Jim

> On Oct 11, 2016, at 7:59 AM, Shane Curcuru <asf@shanecurcuru.org> wrote:
> 
> The requirement is that the ASF own all trademarks and goodwill
> associated therewith before a podling is allowed to *graduate*.  During
> incubation, we require a clear statement of intent from the current
> trademark owner that they will donate the trademarks to us.  In
> particular, we probably should not sign legal papers until the podling
> actually has some Apache web presence.
> 
> In any case, most cases are simple boilerplate trademark assignment
> agreements.  It would be helpful if the donor in this case were to round
> up the complete lists and provide a proposed agreement, since I imagine
> their legal team has experience with this.  8-)
> 
> Separately, the podling and infra need to ensure that ownership (and
> hosting, later) of the domain name(s) is transferred as well.
> 
> Geertjan, let us know on the privately-archived trademarks@apache.org
> mailing list if you have detailed questions or if your counsel need to
> send us documents.
> 
> - Shane
> 
> Jim Jagielski wrote on 10/11/16 10:22 AM:
>> IMO, VP Brand would be taking care of that.
>> 
>>> On Oct 11, 2016, at 5:02 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz <bdelacretaz@apache.org>
wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> Do we have a skeleton or example document for incoming podlings to
>>> donate a brand to the ASF?
>>> 
>>> We need to do that for NetBeans and Geertjan (Cced) is our contact on
>>> the Oracle side.
>>> 
>>> Let me know if it's better to put both legal teams in contact
>>> directly, and who the ASF contact would be for that.
>>> 
>>> -Bertrand
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