[OZAPRS] APRS Trademark

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Wed Feb 6 20:40:55 EST 2008

On Wed, Feb 06, 2008 at 06:48:16PM +1000, Peter Schrader - VK4TGV wrote:
> It's no problem to use the APRS trademark in your presentations, just as
> long as you don't try and pinch it from Bob and try to make money out of

There's generally a lot of confusion about IP and trademarks and other
such protections. 

You can't make your own drink and call it Coca-Cola, but you can
refer to the Coca-Cola product using the trademark without requesting

Similarly, you are allowed to use the APRS trademark to refer to APRS, 
without any requirement to get permission. If your product works with APRS

or is compatible with APRS then you may use the mark, in commercial

You may not use the trademark to represent something that is not APRS

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>
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