[theme-reviewers] Entypo Font

Emil Uzelac emil at uzelac.me
Sun Mar 10 01:05:31 UTC 2013

That's pretty clear with https://twitter.com/logo for example

On Sat, Mar 9, 2013 at 6:56 PM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Mar 9, 2013 at 5:09 PM, Doug Stewart <zamoose at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The secondary social icons font brings up an interesting question,
> though:
> > what of trademarks? The Entypo site notes that the actual images/glyphs
> are
> > TM/&copy; of their respective social networking sites, yet the font is
> > SIL-licensed. Are those icons allowable in a .Org theme?
> Trademarks and copyrights are two very different things. We don't
> allow copyrighted material that is released under an incompatible
> license in the directory.
> But the actual *use* of the mark in question is important when it
> comes to trademarks. Trademarks don't have the same inherent
> properties as a copyright does, and as such present no problems with
> being in the directory as long as they are not being used improperly.
> Like, you couldn't use Facebook's trademarked logo in a way designed
> to cause user confusion. But if you're actually linking to/referring
> to Facebook, then it's probably okay.
> -Otto
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