Trademark defense -- you can help!

Pamela Chestek pchestek at
Wed Sep 1 15:02:09 UTC 2010

  Bruno Wolff III wrote on 08/31/2010 07:54 PM:
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 11:23:27 -0400,
>    "Paul W. Frields"<stickster at>  wrote:
>> * Tangible objects -- paper brochures, CDs, buttons, mousepads,
>>    balloons, webpage printouts with a print date from before 30
>>    January, 2007, T-shirts, etc. -- that were in existence before that
>>    date.  For example, a T-shirt that says "Fedora 2005" on it would be
>>    good, or perhaps one with just a release number that's before
>>    January 30, 2007.
>> * We have a Fedora 5 CD, but any others from before 30 January 2007
>>    would be good.  (AFAIK Fedora Core 6 is the only other applicable
>>    release, since FC5-FC6 were the two distros we produced with the
>>    logo prior to January 30, 2007.)[1]
> I for sure have some FC3 CD isos, and a couple of FC3 update CDs with a date
> handwritten on them (2005-01-26). But the CDs don't have any logos
> on the surface as they were burned by me. Are these any use or does
> it specifically need to be FC6 CDs to add new evidence?
Clarification for all - we are interested in anything before the 30 
January 2007 date.  The application we are opposing contains both the 
word "Fedora" and the logo.  So evidence our use of the word Fedora in 
any form, with or without the logo, before the January date is also 


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