Subject: Re: For Approval: Microsoft Permissive License
From: David Woolley <>
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2007 09:33:37 +0100

Rick Moen wrote:

> Stating that your product is under Fooware Company's Fooware Public
> Licence is _nothing the least bit_ like using its marks to advertise to

I think you meant "under the *terms* of the Fooware ......".

> or frankly, any country, would ever adjudicate such usage as trademark
> infringement.

In intellectual property law cases brought by large companies against 
small organisations, the decision of the courts is almost irrelevant as 
the cost of defending the case is enough to put off the small one.  This 
is why trivial patents are such a problem.

David Woolley
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