[Local-chapters] giving the local chapter a name and logo

Ulf Möller usenet at ulfm.de
Thu Sep 10 19:34:35 BST 2009


Nick Black schrieb:
> As I remember, the OSM-F own a trademark on the OSM logo, so they can 
> restrict its use.  They do not own any trademark on the name 
> "OpenStreetMap", so you can do as you please with the name.  Its 
> generally been considered to be "polite" for someone using the name 
> "OpenStreetMap" to let the OSM-Foundation know about their intentions.

I think there is an EU trademark on "OpenStreetMap" which is being 
transferred to the foundation. See 
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Trademark




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