Would the same trademark problems exist if a custom flash drive was made using 
the OpenOffice orb with seagull logo? I am thinking that this might be a 
take-away promotion as folks would use this on their computer - if it is 
affordable.  It might be less expensive - possibly with a 
custom lanyard. Something like :


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 From: Pedro Giffuni <p...@apache.org>
To: "ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org" <ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org> 
Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2012 12:15 PM
Subject: Re: T-Shirt for the Apache OpenOffice Project
+1 T-shirts are a a cheap but effective way to motivate committers.

----- Original Message -----
> Hi at all
> At the old OOo project, we have had T-Shirts. There was existing many 
> different 
> versions of OOo shirts. Moastly they was payed, designed and distributed by 
> one 
> of the OOo related associations. Same Country have had also Fan Shirts wich 
> are 
> selled by OOo related NGO's. One T-Shirt was donated by SUN Microsystems. To 
> have a T-Shirt is a nice thing, if you go to represent AOO at a Event. The 
> old 
> shirts are compleetly outdated. (the old dark blue logo and a logo from a 
> company who is no longer existent) I realy like to have a new Shirt. 
> Samething 
> like a Committer Shirt, what you think about?
> But there are different problems. Since we have not  our own monay at Apache, 
> it's hard to solve the payment question. As far as I know, it's not 
> allowd to put a sponsor on the shirt. I think you hit Traidmarke Issues from 
> the 
> ASF with it. And a Shirt will cost money. Maybe we can offer the Sponsor a 
> Blog 
> Post.
> The other topic is to distribute the Shirt all over the world. I realy like 
> the 
> Idea, but I'm simply on the wrong place to do samething like that. 
> Switzerland is one of the moast expensive country in the world. Yes, I can do 
> it 
> from here, but finaly, it costs a load more then from a other country.
> I would realy like to have one for the ApacheCon Europe
> What do you think about?
> Greetings Raphael
> -- My private Homepage: http://www.raphaelbircher.ch/

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