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Re: trademark infringement FreeFOAM

Le Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 07:27:38PM +0100, Gerber van der Graaf a écrit :
> OpenCFD (R) has issued new guidelines for their tradmark OpenFOAM:
> http://www.openfoam.com/legal/trademark-guidelines.php
> My question is if these are legal: not allowing hydrostaticFoam as your
> self-written new solver for example. So, actually they are claiming the
> "FOAM" word to be used in a name. 

Dear Gerber,

perhaps you can compare with the trademark usage policy for Python ? While it
will not give you a precise answer, I hope it can be a useful reference for you
since Python is distributed in Debian.


Have a nice day,

Charles Plessy
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan

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