[theme-reviewers] Trademark Issue
bhadaway at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 16:42:52 UTC 2013
Never mind, GroundWork is a very very common name (when I first researched
it over a year ago, nothing came up so maybe I really was the first), but,
now I found 3 different companies with the name and a couple other software
related items named GroundWork, probably dozens more. So, what this isn't,
is a private trademark issue.
If the plugin author is to change its name, it'll have to be purely on the
grounds of .org's decision which has always been a first come, first serve
scenario. If it were just themes or if it were just plugins that would be a
no-brainer, but a theme AND a plugin with the exact same name creates a
So, it's either:
*1.* Still the first come, first serve policy.
*2.* They're entirely different repos, fair game.
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