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Re: how to apply trademark symbols to Apache Subversion

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 09:08:59 -0500

On 11/17/2010 08:56 AM, Greg Stein wrote:
> Hi Legal peeps,
>
> The Subversion community updated the website to conform to the new
> guidelines, but we have a question on how to apply the appropriate
> trademark symbols. The guideline says to put a (tm) at the end of the
> first use of "Apache Subversion", however, "Subversion" (alone) is a
> *registered* trademark. Should we just put an (r) after the first use
> of Subversion and leave it at that? And if that first use is "Apache
> Subversion(r)", would that still be fine? Maybe we should put an (r)
> after the first "Apache Subversion" and the first "Subversion" to
> clarify what is registered?

I would expected that the common practice would be to, for the first use of
"Apache Subversion", display as "Apache(tm) Subversion(r)".

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C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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