Re: Legal Schmegal

I think tigert would be favorable to us making it officially a trademark
belonging to the gnome foundation. Having seen the drama behind the LI
linux trademark issue, I'd reccomend the trademarking of the gnome name as
being the first order of business for the foundation.


Linux Community Evangelist, VA Linux Systems  
President, Silicon Valley Linux Users Group     
Grant Chair, Linux International.                  
Co-editor, Open Sources	                       

On Sun, 19 Nov 2000, James Henstridge wrote:

> On Sun, 19 Nov 2000, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I hate to be the one to bring up a dull issue such as this, but I was going
> > over some old notes and remembered the whole Linux trademark kerfuffle that
> > went on a few years ago...
> > 
> >   Who owns the GNOME (or, er, Gnome) trademark? The logo?
> Don't know if we own a trademark on this or not.  However, if someone else
> tries to sue for infringement, I think we probably have common use rights
> by now.  Gnome is fairly strongly associated with the gnome project these
> days :)
> Unless there has been a copyright assignment or release into the public
> domain, the logo probably belongs to the person who drew it (would
> that be Tigert?).  I don't think there are any restrictions on
> distribution of the logo though.
> James.
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