[Foundation-l] Question regarding trademarks
toddmallen at gmail.com
Fri May 11 23:56:52 UTC 2007
On 5/11/07, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Recently ran across a site, http://assignmine.com/, that's using a
> > banner ad describing itself as "Wikipedia for assignments." (Will be
> > happy to send a screenshot upon request.) Seems to me that this would
> > be an issue with use of the trademark, but what would generally be the
> > position on this?
> It sounds like they're comparing themselves to Wikipedia rather than
> calling themselves Wikipedia, so it's not too bad. I'm not an expert
> on trademark law, though, so I don't know if it's allowed.
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Thanks, wasn't quite sure how that would work myself, trademark law's
slippery at best.
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