[Foundation-l] Wikibooks trademark
Anthere9 at yahoo.com
Thu May 31 20:31:50 UTC 2007
Andrew Whitworth wrote:
> Looking at the new branding survey on meta, i'm struck by the fact that
> "Wikibooks" isn't trademarked. Is it an error that it's trademark simply
> wasnt listed on the page with the rest, or is the name simply not
> trademarked at all?
> Not having that name is a little scary to me because an external entity
> could take it and demand that we quit using it. I know some people are
> interested in rebranding, but that should be an internal decision, not a
> hostile external one.
> --Andrew Whitworth
Previous lawyer considered the name was not original enough (too
generic) to be trademarkable. The solution is to register name+logo at
the same time. Which implies logo issue to be settled.
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