Hi Rosie - I'm in the process of finalizing a new Wikimedia merch store that the
Foundation will own and operate, which will ultimately replace (and decrease
overhead/customer cost) cafepress.
You would be able to produce the designs with just the use of the name Wikipedia on
cafepress or a similar service independently if you wish (and host those through
It's understandable that to promote activity relating to Wikipedia, you have to use
the word. Use of the Wikipedia stylized name and/or the puzzle globe is a different
I'm also in the process of developing some prospective design samples that I think
would nicely complement the work of this group, and we could incorporate your logo and
We hope to have the wikimedia storefront up and running by the end of the month - getting
it ready to share with the community now. In the mean time you could place your designs
on zazzle or cafepress on your own (via an independent storefront). I'm going to do
some research into the current cafepress store to see if you could also add the design
there until we wind the cafepress store down.
On Mar 4, 2011, at 9:26 PM, Collective Action wrote:
I was wanting to create T-Shirts for sale to people supporting Women4Wikipedia using the
images on the page found athttp://women4wikipedia.net
I was wondering if they could be added to the official merchandise shop on cafepress.com
since the Wikipedia name may well be trademarked- besides it just seems the most logical
way to go about it?
This is the page where the current cafepress.com
designs were decided:
I'm not sure how to go about things from this point though and whether our designs
can be used? The small header image is licenced CC0 but the larger image further down on
the page is currently not in the public domain. I need to know what license is most
appropriate should we be given permission to add it to the official Wikipedia merchandise
designs. This larger image is also available in varying colours for different coloured
T-shirts, as is the header.
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