Re: [Gimp-developer] Toy License - Wilber

On Sun, 2012-08-12 at 23:54 +0530, Mukund Sivaraman wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > My company develops limited edition toys for a variety of brands - game
> > companies, communities, etc. and we are interested in making plush toys and
> > statues of Wilber. We were touching base to discuss any concerns. We would
> > look to provide a portion of proceeds to the community. If someone were
> > able to get back to us that would be appreciated.
> I am interested in selling Wilber and GEGL t-shirts too as part of
> Banu's new shop.  It seems some GIMP team members want an adult line as
> well.  ;)
> Here is my understanding of it:
> * Wilber (a coyote in case you didn't know) isn't exactly used for

This is debatable, the only thing we know for sure is that Wilber
is a GIMP of undefined gender.

>   *selling* t-shirts by the GIMP team, but it has been used on t-shirts
>   and other goodies by the GIMP team. So as it could be construted as a
>   trademark, you'll have to get permission from the GIMP team depending
>   on what toy/clothing you want to use it with.
> * If you want to use a particular drawing of Wilber (there are many,
>   such as by tigert, jimmac, mattanhan, etc.), you'll *also* have to
>   get permission from its author as the image is copyrighted.  Some of
>   these may have been released under permissive licenses, so you'll
>   have to mention the license in that case, or get a waiver from its
>   author.
> Please reply with more details of what your offer is, what proceeds
> will go to what community, what volume of sales you plan to do, and how
> we can verify the proceeds against sales.
> 		Mukund
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