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Re: Ongoing Firefox (and Thunderbird) Trademark problems

* John Hasler (jhasler@debian.org) wrote:
> Humberto Massa Guimarães writes:
> > (*) I don't even know if US trademark law allows them to go that far...
> The notion that we would be infringing their trademark by failing to remove
> strings that they put in is ludicrous.  It's equivalent to Ford demanding
> that I remove all the Ford logos before selling my truck.

Your analogy is flawed. My ford is still a ford.... if however I try
to pass off my completely rebuilt car and tried to pass it off as
> > Basically, the only references that I found in BR case law were to
> > *advertising* and *misrepresenting* something as being from the wrong
> > origin.
> Same in the US.

Eric Dorland <eric.dorland@mail.mcgill.ca>
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