Bug 1250373 - perl-Spreadsheet-WriteExcel and Trademark problem.
perl-Spreadsheet-WriteExcel and Trademark problem.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: perl-Spreadsheet-WriteExcel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tom "spot" Callaway
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-08-05 05:02 EDT by mejiko
Modified: 2015-08-06 11:56 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-08-06 11:56:37 EDT
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Description mejiko 2015-08-05 05:02:50 EDT
This package name contain "excel" or "Excel".

but "Excel" is trademark.



I suggest that rename package name, or contact trademark owner.

Comment 1 mejiko 2015-08-05 05:03:24 EDT
Blocking FE-Legal, This is trademark problem.
Comment 2 Tom "spot" Callaway 2015-08-06 11:56:37 EDT
The use of the trademark "excel" is nominative here, since we are using it in a minimal way to describe this applications support and manipulation of the excel file format. Thus, the use is considered fair use and appropriate. Lifting FE-Legal and closing this bug.

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