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"Ubuntu One" name infringes on Ubuntu trademark policy and creates confusion

May 13, 2009, 14:03 (0 Talkback[s])

"Specifically of note are the following:

"The objective of the Ubuntu trademark policy is to encourage widespread use of the Ubuntu trademarks by the Ubuntu community while controlling that use in order to avoid confusion on the part of Ubuntu users and the general public, to maintain the value of the image and reputation of the trademarks and to protect them from inappropriate or unauthorised use." The danger of confusion among users and the general public about whether this new service is part of or associated with Ubuntu is extremely high.

"there is no commercial intent behind the use" The service has clear and stated commercial intent"

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