Re: t-shirt on hackerheads
- From: "Luis Villa" <luis tieguy org>
- To: "Murray Cumming" <murrayc murrayc com>
- Cc: GnomeMarketing Mailing List <marketing-list gnome org>, Lucas Rocha <lucasr gnome org>
- Subject: Re: t-shirt on hackerheads
- Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 09:29:07 -0500
On Jan 31, 2008 9:26 AM, Murray Cumming <murrayc murrayc com> wrote:
> > I'd recommend dropping the TM. :) It is not legally necessary and I
> > think it is ugly :) Alternately, it could be (R) instead of TM (since
> > the mark is registered, and/or smaller.
> Even if it's not legally necessary, TM or (R) (I have no idea)
R would be appropriate, as it is a US-registered mark.
> is still
> a hint that it's a trademark and not just some nice picture that people
> should use or distort, which happens fairly often. Until GNOME is a
> well-known brand, this hint is probably necessary.
Legally-speaking, once we've registered it, as long as we defend it,
it doesn't matter if we've given them 'hints'- it is their
responsibility to do the research before reusing.
I'm generally in favor of using tm/r, but not on the front of a
t-shirt in very large prints. The point of the shirt is to be pretty,
not legally correct :)
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