[fpc-devel]free pascal trademark

Florian Klaempfl F.Klaempfl at gmx.de
Sat Aug 14 17:26:35 CEST 2004

Jonas Maebe wrote:

> On 14 aug 2004, at 11:38, Rimgaudas Laucius wrote:
>> who is owner of Free Pascal trademark? I searched in the internet but 
>> did not found this. I need this info for my article.
> Is there a "Free Pascal" trademark? Afaik, nobody owns it. Or is someone 
> trying to pull a GMail on us? :) 
> (http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=04/08/14/1330208)

Registering a trademark is only usefull if you want to use a name later 
afaik. As soon as a name is used/known in public, it is protected as it 
would be a registered trademark. That's also why Linus T. got the Linux 
trademark so easily.

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