[Accessibility] Trademakrs & the GPL

Bill Haneman Bill.Haneman at Sun.COM
Thu Dec 2 07:46:18 PST 2004


On Wed, 2004-12-01 at 21:13, George Kraft wrote:
> Bottom line, I think someone is going to have to do a trademark search
> on the phrase "AccessX".  They might not legally own it, but someone
> else might.  Until the search is done, then I would not put too much
> energy into worrying about it.  
> 
> The alternative is to give it a different name that is safe to use for
> our specification purpose.  For example, "Accessible X11 Keyboard
> Enhancements".  We shouldn't worry ourselves with the brand name of the
> implementation, because there may be more than one.

Yes, and I don't anticipate that our "spec" will prescribe a particular
name for any feature (though we will use names internally in the spec).

- Bill
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> George (gk4)
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