[Foundation-l] Office action

geni geniice at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 03:23:51 UTC 2010

On 3 June 2010 00:13, Klaus Graf <klausgraf at googlemail.com> wrote:
> For me there is no reason to believe that Mr. Godwin is a good lawyer.
> If he receives a formal (blah-blah) correct take-down-notice he will
> It was clearly un-lawful to take down the TU Munich logo which isn't
> protectable according German copyright law but WMF has done so.
> It is a shame that WMF hasn't a policy of TRANSPARENCY regarding
> office actions. The right of the community to get all information
> cannot be overruled by Mr. Godwin's personal opinions about secret
> things.
> If WMF or it's god-like counsel (who wasn't able to accept critics
> since I am reading this list) has taken office action - there is no
> way to appeal. Roma locuta causa finita ...
> Klaus Graf

You mean the Technical University Munich logo?

The problem is that the image servers are in the US and under US law I
can see a case being made for the logo being subject to copyright.


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