On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 7:31 PM, Regina Henschel
Simos Xenitellis schrieb:
The trademark for "OpenOffice" belongs to some other company, not
related to any of these. Whoever has the trademark for "OpenOffice",
had that trademark well before the year 2000 (when "OpenOffice.org"
The trademark to "OpenOffice.org" is probably with Oracle, but it is
not in use as it refers to the old defunct project.
Search in "Trademark Electronic Search System" (US):
The current owner of the word and picture trademark "OpenOffice.org" is The
Apache Software Foundation.
The current owner of the trademark "StarOffice" is still Oracle.
The trademark "OpenOffice.org" is still in use. You can download the
software in the versions 3.2.1 and 3.3 from
http://sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/stable/. You can
download older versions from the archive at
Indeed, the ASF holds now the "OpenOffice.org" trademark in the US.
The issue is about the "OpenOffice" trademark (without the ".org" part),
which for the US it is reserved by someone else,
If there is such a trademark search website for Europe, then you will
find that the "OpenOffice" trademark is also taken in Europe by
someone else, and also in Brazil (that's why the Brazilian team
That's why we do not use "OpenOffice" by itself.
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