[haiku] Re: Rethinking the Haiku Distro Guidelines

  • From: "Jorge G. Mare" <koki@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2009 10:37:39 -0700

On Sat, 2009-10-24 at 09:47 -0700, Urias McCullough wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 8:00 PM, Christopher Walker
> <sven.hakonsson@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > However, I am concerned by the fact that the trademarks are not registered.
> > If Haiku were to get into a legal dispute, this fact could make it all that
> > much harder for Haiku Inc. to win. :( It looks like the US office for
> > trademarks has an on-line application that could be filled out; should
> > someone who is part of Haiku Inc. consider submitting an application
> > eventually?
> You are correct, registering the trademarks can certainly benefit us
> if we ever have a legal dispute.
> I took a peek at the fee schedule for registering a mark in the US a
> couple weeks ago (when this topic came up) and it didn't look too
> expensive - several hundred USD IIRC.
> I think Haiku, Inc. should use some of the donation money to register
> its marks. I don't think anyone would disagree at this point that the
> marks are at least not likely going to change again any time soon ;)
> If everyone seems to agree, we can probably start this process ASAP.



Jorge/aka Koki

Other related posts: