Re: GNOME trademarks

2010-12-08 Thread Murray Cumming
On Tue, 2010-12-07 at 10:08 -0700, Stormy Peters wrote: On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 2:36 AM, Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org wrote: and also this second live GNOME trademark: http://tess2.uspto.gov/bin/showfield?f=docstate=4001:mi6n4v.2.40 The second one

Re: GNOME trademarks

2010-12-08 Thread Andy Wingo
On Wed 08 Dec 2010 10:00, Murray Cumming murr...@murrayc.com writes: If we ever try to sell nuts then we may have a problem. Presumably we may however offer nuts at an event, though without perhaps labelling them as GNOME nuts. We may feel free to label the attendees as such though, as it is a

Re: GNOME trademarks

2010-12-08 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
On 12/08/10 05:34, Andy Wingo wrote: On Wed 08 Dec 2010 10:00, Murray Cumming murr...@murrayc.com writes: If we ever try to sell nuts then we may have a problem. Presumably we may however offer nuts at an event, though without perhaps labelling them as GNOME nuts. We may feel free to

Re: GNOME trademarks

2010-12-08 Thread Dave Neary
Hi, Murray Cumming wrote: http://www.gnomehazelnutfactory.com/ I don't believe there's generally any problem with two companies having the same name for a product if those products are so different. If we ever try to sell nuts then we may have a problem. Of course there isn't - trademarks

Re: GNOME trademarks

2010-12-08 Thread Frederic Muller
On 12/08/2010 07:35 PM, Dave Neary wrote: Hi, Murray Cumming wrote: http://www.gnomehazelnutfactory.com/ I don't believe there's generally any problem with two companies having the same name for a product if those products are so different. If we ever try to sell nuts then we may have a

Re: GNOME trademarks

2010-12-08 Thread Sriram Ramkrishna
Oregon hazelnuts are awesome ;) sri On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 5:05 AM, Frederic Muller fr...@gnome.org wrote: On 12/08/2010 07:35 PM, Dave Neary wrote: Hi, Murray Cumming wrote: http://www.gnomehazelnutfactory.com/ I don't believe there's generally any problem with two companies having

GNOME trademarks

2010-12-07 Thread Dave Neary
Hi all, While browsing the USPTO trademark database (as you do...) I found the GNOME trademark: http://tess2.uspto.gov/bin/showfield?f=docstate=4001:mi6n4v.2.43 and also this second live GNOME trademark: http://tess2.uspto.gov/bin/showfield?f=docstate=4001:mi6n4v.2.40 The second one is

Re: GNOME trademarks

2010-12-07 Thread Stormy Peters
On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 2:36 AM, Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org wrote: and also this second live GNOME trademark: http://tess2.uspto.gov/bin/showfield?f=docstate=4001:mi6n4v.2.40 The second one is interesting! Word Mark: GNOME Goods and Services: IC 029. US 046. G S: Processed Hazelnuts for

Re: GNOME trademarks

2010-12-07 Thread Sriram Ramkrishna
On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 1:36 AM, Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org wrote: I don't suppose someone living near Salem in Oregon has seen GNOME hazelnuts flying around local farmer's markets or health food stores, and would care to post a photo? I live in Portland and I'd think I would notice if I