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Re: [SLUG] Use of Linux Trade Mark in Australia

On Tue, Aug 02, 2005, Mary Gardiner wrote:
> You may also want to ask about it directly on the linux-aus list, which
> is their open list: http://lists.linux.org.au/listinfo/linux-aus
> If I see a thread there I will summarise for SLUG.

As promised. This is a mail from the LA president Jonathan Oxer:


Quote from it:

> There'll be a bit of an update about this soon by someone more
> knowledgeable than myself, but in the meantime the important thing to
> know is that the email is part of the process that LMI (Linux Mark
> Institute) has been undertaking to secure the trademark to the word
> "Linux". LMI is acting on behalf of Linus Torvalds to establish and
> protect the Linux trademark in various jurisdictions around the world,
> and has enlisted the assistance of local organisations within those
> jurisdictions to act as local representatives. Linux Australia has
> been cooperating with LMI to assist with securing the trademark in
> Australia.