Re: Logo rip-off
Henning Makholm <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 2. Swedish law provides protection agains "confusingly similar"
> trademarks only when the two marks in question denote goods of
> the same or similar kinds. (Varum=E4rkeslag 1960:644, 6 =A7). This
> is not the case here.
I don't think white goods and software are yet the same class
> 3. That leaves the copyright to the swirl, [...]
It feels a bit odd to suggest that we allege copyright infringement
over using a modified debian logo for another purpose. I thought
the logo copyright was transferred to SPI to allow it to be
licensed following the DFSG.
Elektrostore jumped the gun, but should we slap them now only
to issue a public copyright licence soon? Seems like a waste of
time, that one. It would be more interesting to collect up these
other spirals into a gallery, like the penguin galleries.
Trademark question: can we stop groups who use debian domain
names to sell other distributions? Are we or SPI doing so?
My Opinion Only: see http://people.debian.org/~mjr/
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