[Accessibility] Trademakrs & the GPL

earl johnson Earl.Johnson at Sun.COM
Thu Dec 2 08:59:48 PST 2004


And StickyKeys, MouseKeys, etc.

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.
> 
> George (gk4)
> 





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