[SoaS] [IAEP] Announcing the creation of a SoaS Decision Panel

Sean DALY sdaly.be at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 10:01:10 EDT 2009

"Sugar on a Stick" is not trademarked; my position is that it should
be, and the sooner the better.

I'm all for changing our strategy, marketing and PR, but there needs
to be compelling marketing reasons for doing so. I haven't heard any
yet. Like throwing out code, doing so has a cost.


On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 3:44 PM, Martin Dengler
<martin at martindengler.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 09:24:34AM -0400, Walter Bender wrote:
>> Karen is SFC lawyer with whom I have been discussing trademark issues.
>> Rather than everyone on the list bombarding her with questions, could
>> we please come up with a composite list that we can present to her?
> Some possible questions:
> 1) Is "Sugar on a Stick" a trademark of Sugar Labs ([1] section 5.a
> suggests it is not)?
> 2) What is the "Sugar Labs software" mentioned in [1] section 2.a)?
> 3) Would another (non-SFC, non-Sugar Labs) organisation trademarking a
> name like "Sugar on a Stick Chocolate" (and refusing to desist from
> this trademark action) result in legal action by SFC/Sugar Labs?
>> thanks,
>> -walter
> Martin
> 1. http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_Labs/Governance/Trademark
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