Mozilla Foundation Open Letter Orders Unofficial Mozilla Merchandise Sellers to Stop, Legal Action Hinted
Tuesday March 16th, 2004
mozilla.org staff member Gervase Markham has posted an open letter to the Mozilla newsgroups addressed to those who sell goods bearing the Mozilla name or logos: "The following is an open letter to anyone selling Mozilla-branded merchandise. It's being posted rather than emailed in the spirit of openness, and to ensure everyone who needs to read it can see a copy."
The letter urges those selling products with the Mozilla insignia to stop and contact the Mozilla Foundation for further discussion on how to proceed. Noting that the retailing of Mozilla-branded wares without permission is an infringment of the Foundation's trademark rights, the letter hints that legal action may taken against those who refuse to heed the advice. Read the full article to see the complete letter.
#25 How to verify a vendor?
Wednesday March 17th, 2004 8:37 AM
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Is there any plan for some method (a list on mozilla.org, or even just a logo vendors can display) to allow we the would-be-purchasers to know whether some vendor is officially licensed to be selling stuff? There are vendors with neat stuff out there, but at the same time, I'd prefer to know that some of my purchase does go to Mozilla.