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Re: trademark vs. renamed derivates

On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 05:24:28PM +0200, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> Hi everyone,

> is there any example language for something like the following
> around already, which I could reuse?

> “This software Y is based on the software X, which was written
> by the company Z; both X and Z are trademarks, but Y is not,
> nor do we intend to use these trademarks (which is why we renamed
> it in the first place), but we mention this because this is a
> derivate and we want/must name the initial developers, but don't
> want to infringe on their trademarks either, so what do we do?”

Stating the origin of the code is not a trademark infringement.

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