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Re: mozilla thunderbird trademark restrictions / still dfsg free?

On Wed, Jan 12, 2005 at 08:44:00PM +0100, Claus Färber wrote:
> Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> schrieb/wrote:
> > Indeed, I know of various ice cream shops that take Oreo cookies,
> > crumble them to little bits, mix them in with other ingredients, and
> > are allowed to sell them as Oreo shakes.

> Are you sure they are allowed?


> > So there seems to be precedent that trademark law allows us to do the
> > same with Mozilla. ;)

> I know of other precedents that say otherwise. E.g. automobile modders  
> in Europe have to remove the original trademarks.

That is by far the most bizarre trademark restriction I've ever heard of,
and not at all in keeping with my understanding of US trademark law.  For
European trademark law, though, I would have to take your word for it.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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