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From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-managers] I met with my lawyer
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2004 23:40:15 +0200
On Friday 16 April 2004 23:16, Daniel Robbins wrote:
> Gentoo Technologies, Inc. will transfer the copyrights and trademarks to
> the Gentoo Foundation. In exchange, the Gentoo Foundation will grant Daniel
> Robbins & Gentoo Technologies, Inc. perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free
> use of the "Gentoo" trademark and "G" logo. This will allow me to continue
> to run the Gentoo Store if I want.

Also have a statement that if in some way the foundation either seizes to 
exist or fails in using the trademark for more than 2 years (time TBD) the 
trademark ownership will fall back to Daniel Robbins (or Gentoo Technologies, 
Inc.) This will cover the case where the NFP collapses.

> If you have any suggestions for improvement or for coordinator/project lead
> structure, try to see if you can suggest it so that it can work in the
> context of what I've just outlined above.

Feedback is important! Even if it is just supportive.


Paul de Vrieze
Gentoo Developer
Mail: pauldv@g.o

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