[Foundation-l] Logo Copyright

Klaus Graf klausgraf at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 31 00:18:36 UTC 2010

> Message: 10
> Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 16:37:38 -0700
> From: Mike Godwin <mgodwin at wikimedia.org>
> Subject: Re: [Foundation-l] Swedish Wikipedians removes Wikimedia
>        logos

> Do you now accept that it is quite possible that this logo could be
>> appropriately tagged as PD and its use in Sv.Wp articles is congruent
>> with their position about the removal of non-free WMF logos from
>> articles?
> I wouldn't say "quite possible," no.  I suspect Volvo's IP attorneys have a
> different opinion about whether the Volvo logo is public-domain than perhaps
> you do.

Nobody can be in doubt that the Volvo Logo isn't copyrighted at least
in the US. If attorneys are confusing trademark and copyright
protection Wikimedia counsel should not imitate them. Would you PLEASE


Thank you.

Klaus Graf

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