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Re: I'll let the Freemasons know Debian is distributing their trademark

On Wed, Jan 12, 2005 at 11:23:00AM +0100, Claus F?rber wrote:
> Brian Thomas Sniffen <bts@alum.mit.edu> schrieb/wrote:
> > Nobody will think that General Motors has endorsed this package or
> > this OS because there's a picture of a Humvee in there.
> The Hummer might actually be a problem if its shape is a registered
> design (called "design patent" in the US).

Only if we were distributing cars.

One more time:

There are no laws against drawing a picture of somebody else's product.

There are no laws against taking a photograph of somebody else's product.

This is all quite absurd.

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