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Re: New Ion3 licence

On Sat, Apr 28, 2007 at 02:09:21PM +0200, Mike Hommey wrote:
> > > To have a trademark license, ion3 should be a trademark in the first
> > > place. Is it ?

> > It's not a *registered* trademark, but it may yet be a trademark, as the
> > author claims.  I don't think we really want to test that claim, do we?

> IANAL, but I think you can hardly have a "trademark license" if it's not
> registered.

Why not?  Someone may dispute whether the license has any legal *force*, but
in law you can provide a license to just about anything you're willing to
assert ownership over... including, practically speaking, things you don't
have any legal right to (such as bullshit software patents).

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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