[ILUG] Linux trademark in Ireland?
Donncha O Caoimh
donncha.ocaoimh at tradesignals.com
Tue Jan 11 13:55:55 GMT 2000
Linus holds the trademark in the USA, but only after somebody actually
got the trademark. Then the lawyers were called in.. Happened a few
Dunno about the EU one.
Thomas Bridge wrote:
> > Just started reading this but the broken English gave me a headache.
> > Still, it shows what may happen here if some business man tried to
> > trademark the Linux name.
> > AFAIR it's happened in the USA, Germany, India, and now Uruguay.
> I thought the trade mark registrant in the US was a certain L.
> Torvalds? I'm also certain that Mr Torvalds has registered it as an EU
> Trademark as well. I do hope he's not a business man trying to make a
> quick buck.
> Not that I'm an expert on Trademark Registration.
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