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Re: Answers to questions raised about registering the Debian Logo as our trademark

On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 6:38 AM, Brian Gupta <brian.gupta@brandorr.com> wrote:

> 4) What is the impact of registering in the US only?
> A: We would still only have Common law protection in those countries
> we don't register the logo. We'd gain no benefit in those
> jurisdictions, but it wouldn't hurt us either. However, being that
> getting a registration in the US is a prerequisite for applying for
> international registration, this is largely an academic distinction.

As an additional data point, all the modified logos and other weird
uses that are currently logged have been outside the US.


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