> "Jorge G. Mare" <koki@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > This is why I have always recommended consulting with a trademark > > attorney. > > For what exactly? If we ask an attorney, we should have at least some > idea of what to ask, no? An option to consider, especially since Haiku, Inc. is in the US, is to ask the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC). They give free advice to FOSS devs, and it seems it includes trademark issues : http://www.softwarefreedom.org/services/ Btw, there is a similar discussion currently on the ffmpeg-devel mailing list, though they are still on the "should we create a fondation/non-profit" stage. François.