Re: Logo rip-off
Scripsit MJ Ray <email@example.com>
> 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. (Varumärkeslag 1960:644, 6 §). This
>> is not the case here.
> I don't think white goods and software are yet the same class
> of goods.
I agree. That was my point.
>> 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 was trying to enumerate those ways in which we could _conceivably_
slap Elektrostore legally, without implying anything about the
subjective desirability of each. (The idea being that it would be
easier to conclude that we *can't* do anything effective than try to
agree that we don't *wan't* to.)
> Elektrostore jumped the gun, but should we slap them now only
> to issue a public copyright licence soon?
That is a good argument.
Henning Makholm "We're trying to get it into the
parts per billion range, but no luck still."