September 24, 2005

Linux trademark group denies registration failure

The Linux Mark Institute, set up by Linus Torvalds in 2002 to protect the Linux trademark, has denied reports that it has "failed" to register the Linux trademark in Australia and clarified its position on Linux trademark licensing. The LMI was set up by Mr Torvalds with John Hall as non-profit organization to license the use of the word Linux and ensure it was retained as a trademark by being "vigorously defended", in keeping with trademark law.

Link: CBR Online

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