Re: Skype/Facebook trademark logos in Debian packages
Ben Finney wrote:
> This does, to my mind, permit using the mark to say ???this product
> supports that other product and/or service???, and doesn't need the
> trademark holder's permission.
> Whether other jurisdictions have a similar allowance, I don't know.
To my knowledge this is a fairly common concept around the world.
You have to be able to say "these bags fit the X brand of vacuum
cleaner" or "this software runs on Microsoft Windows". European
trademark law (harmonized at EU level) explicitly recognizes
There's always debate about whether this allows one to use a logo
or only the name of the brand. Is it necessary to show the logo
instead of printing the name?
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