Hi Dmitry, According to Wikipedia  the trademark was removed. The citation  is actually inaccurate; it was not the final ruling. Regardless  seems to reflect the final result which is that the trademark is cancelled.
Hope this helps.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S-train#Germany,_Austria_and_Switzerland (end of paragraph  http://juris.bundespatentgericht.de/cgi-bin/rechtsprechung/document.py?Gericht=bpatg&Art=en&Datum=Aktuell&nr=23159&pos=1&anz=323&Blank=1.pdf  http://www.eurailpress.de/news/bahnbetrieb/single-view/news/bundesgerichtshof-db-verliert-marke-s-bahn.html On Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 7:50 AM, Dmitry Tantsur <dtant...@redhat.com> wrote: > Hi, > > I suspect that S-Bahn may be a protected (copyright, trademark, whatever) > name. Did you have a chance to check it? > > > On 03/14/2018 12:58 AM, Paul Belanger wrote: > >> Greetings all, >> >> It is time again to cast your vote for the naming of the S Release. This >> time >> is little different as we've decided to use a public polling option over >> per >> user private URLs for voting. This means, everybody should proceed to use >> the >> following URL to cast their vote: >> >> https://civs.cs.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/vote.pl?id=E_40b95cb2be >> 3fcdf1&akey=8cfdc1f5df5fe4d3 >> >> Because this is a public poll, results will currently be only viewable by >> myself >> until the poll closes. Once closed, I'll post the URL making the results >> viewable to everybody. This was done to avoid everybody seeing the >> results while >> the public poll is running. >> >> The poll will officially end on 2018-03-21 23:59:59, and results will >> be >> posted shortly after. >> >>  http://git.openstack.org/cgit/openstack/governance/tree/refe >> rence/release-naming.rst >> --- >> >> According to the Release Naming Process, this poll is to determine the >> community preferences for the name of the R release of OpenStack. It is >> possible that the top choice is not viable for legal reasons, so the >> second or >> later community preference could wind up being the name. >> >> Release Name Criteria >> >> Each release name must start with the letter of the ISO basic Latin >> alphabet >> following the initial letter of the previous release, starting with the >> initial release of "Austin". After "Z", the next name should start with >> "A" again. >> >> The name must be composed only of the 26 characters of the ISO basic Latin >> alphabet. Names which can be transliterated into this character set are >> also >> acceptable. >> >> The name must refer to the physical or human geography of the region >> encompassing the location of the OpenStack design summit for the >> corresponding release. The exact boundaries of the geographic region under >> consideration must be declared before the opening of nominations, as part >> of >> the initiation of the selection process. >> >> The name must be a single word with a maximum of 10 characters. Words that >> describe the feature should not be included, so "Foo City" or "Foo Peak" >> would both be eligible as "Foo". >> >> Names which do not meet these criteria but otherwise sound really cool >> should be added to a separate section of the wiki page and the TC may make >> an exception for one or more of them to be considered in the Condorcet >> poll. >> The naming official is responsible for presenting the list of exceptional >> names for consideration to the TC before the poll opens. >> >> Exact Geographic Region >> >> The Geographic Region from where names for the S release will come is >> Berlin >> >> Proposed Names >> >> Spree (a river that flows through the Saxony, Brandenburg and Berlin >> states of >> Germany) >> >> SBahn (The Berlin S-Bahn is a rapid transit system in and around Berlin) >> >> Spandau (One of the twelve boroughs of Berlin) >> >> Stein (Steinstraße or "Stein Street" in Berlin, can also be conveniently >> abbreviated as 🍺) >> >> Steglitz (a locality in the South Western part of the city) >> >> Springer (Berlin is headquarters of Axel Springer publishing house) >> >> Staaken (a locality within the Spandau borough) >> >> Schoenholz (A zone in the Niederschönhausen district of Berlin) >> >> Shellhaus (A famous office building) >> >> Suedkreuz ("southern cross" - a railway station in Tempelhof-Schöneberg) >> >> Schiller (A park in the Mitte borough) >> >> Saatwinkel (The name of a super tiny beach, and its surrounding >> neighborhood) >> (The adjective form, Saatwinkler is also a really cool bridge >> but >> that form is too long) >> >> Sonne (Sonnenallee is the name of a large street in Berlin crossing the >> former >> wall, also translates as "sun") >> >> Savigny (Common place in City-West) >> >> Soorstreet (Street in Berlin restrict Charlottenburg) >> >> Solar (Skybar in Berlin) >> >> See (Seestraße or "See Street" in Berlin) >> >> Thanks, >> Paul >> >> ____________________________________________________________ >> ______________ >> OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) >> Unsubscribe: openstack-dev-requ...@lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscrib >> e >> http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev >> >> > > __________________________________________________________________________ > OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) > Unsubscribe: openstack-dev-requ...@lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscribe > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev >
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