The Trademark and Licensing team manages defending Joomla-related trademarks and licensing the Joomla Community to use the Joomla! name and brandmark in their domain name and on their websites.

Website
https://tm.joomla.org
Department
Legal & Finance
Date Started
September 2005
Joomler Position Role Date Started
Claire Mandville United Kingdom Team Leader Jul 2018
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/5cbf_luca-marzo.png Luca Marzo Italy Assistant Team Leader Trademark Specialist Oct 2015
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/76c2_IMG20180321135006.jpg Djamel Kherbi Algeria Contributor Liaison Jan 2018
Guest 9ad3e0f0 Member Trademark Specialist Mar 2020
Guest eaeb5cfd Member Trademark Specialist Apr 2014
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/jennifer-gress.jpg Jennifer Gress United States Contributor TM Auditor May 2020
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/lapoux-sebastien.png Sebastien Lapoux France Member Liaison Jan 2018
Joomler Position Role Date Started Date Ended
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/jennifer-gress.jpg Jennifer Gress United States Member Trademark Specialist Aug 2014 May 2020
Guest e3f3fe33 Contributor TM Auditor Aug 2017 Oct 2018
Guest 9f641f62 Contributor TM Auditor Aug 2017 Oct 2018
Claire Mandville United Kingdom Member TM Auditor Dec 2017 Jul 2018
Claire Mandville United Kingdom Contributor TM Auditor Aug 2017 Nov 2017
Guest 9c0f295e Team Leader May 2014 Jul 2017
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/marijke-stuivenberg.stuivenberg_170x180.jpg Marijke Stuivenberg Netherlands Member Apr 2016 Dec 2016
Guest 037271f8 Member Feb 2014 Dec 2016
Guest ca8a843b Member Aug 2014 Aug 2016
Guest 716db1b0 Member Sep 2015 Jun 2016
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/4b6a_mark-w-bender.jpg Mark W. Bender United States Member Dec 2014 Mar 2016
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/marijke-stuivenberg.stuivenberg_170x180.jpg Marijke Stuivenberg Netherlands Member Oct 2015 Jan 2016
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/b4be_profilepic.jpg Crystal Dionysopoulos Greece Member Aug 2014 Oct 2015
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/0cdf_richard-sparks-avatar.jpg Richard Sparks United States Member Dec 2014 Sep 2015
Guest b8e13cee Member Mar 2014 Aug 2015
Guest 2636970a Member Dec 2014 Aug 2015
Guest 54576609 Member May 2014 Jul 2015
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/marijke-stuivenberg.stuivenberg_170x180.jpg Marijke Stuivenberg Netherlands OSM Liaison Mar 2014 Jul 2014
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/b7e9_jaq2013.jpg Jacques Rentzke South Africa Team Leader Feb 2010 Feb 2014
Guest e96f71d8 Member Jan 2008 Dec 2010

Domain Specialist

Handles the domain name requests: grants/suspends licenses. Support applicants to achieve the compliance. Update the “approved uses” list.

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Interim Lead

Since the Team Lead stepped down, the Interim Lead will take care of the team until the new TL elections. Major goal is to rebuild internal processes and recruit new team members to populate again the team.

Liaison

Help integration/communication with other specific teams. Report potential non-compliant uses or ask TM Auditors to verify suspicious uses of the Trademarks.

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TM Auditor

Verifies if a trademark/domain name use is compliant to the policy and to the Joomla! Brand Manual. Randomly verifies if a licensed use is still compliant. Take note of the audits and in case of misuses suspend the license.

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Trademark Specialist

Handles the trademark requests: grants/suspends licenses. Support applicants to achieve the compliance. Update the “approved uses” list.

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Trademark Meeting Notes - May 29, 2020

By Luca Marzo on 2020-05-30 17:30 in Trademark & Licensing Team

Interdepartmental communicationWe have agreed that all Departments that deal with Joomla name sites, such as JUG, JED, Events and JRD, will advise applicants to contact TM for approval and not list sites unless TM approval can be proven. The TM team will not chase applicants to register. It is the...

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March 2019 Meeting Notes

By Claire Mandville on 2019-03-15 16:45 in Trademark & Licensing Team

Meeting notes gTLD/ccTLD clarification Meeting. A meeting was held prior to the general TM meeting and discussion leading to the creation of a new clearer policy document now published at https://www.opensourcematters.org/organisation/directors/policies/263-trademark-policy-tlds.html with...

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November Report 17/11/18

By Claire Mandville on 2018-11-17 00:37 in Trademark & Licensing Team

Trademark Licensing Team 17 November 2018 Meeting Notes: Discussion points: 2 Members from the contributor team are leaving, replacements required, roles already advertised on the portal. The Change of ticket system from Maqma to RStickets and issues found. Ongoing investigations. Migration...

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Trademark Team Report - October 3, 2017

By Luca Marzo on 2017-10-03 17:06 in Trademark & Licensing Team

This report is to announce the progress of Trademark & Licensing Team, no meeting has been held today.   Progress & Achievements Ticket System has been splitted into 2 departments: one to deal with new requests of trademark permissions and the other one to deal with existing...

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Trademark Team Report - September 15, 2017

By Luca Marzo on 2017-09-15 16:54 in Trademark & Licensing Team

This report is to announce the progress of Trademark & Licensing Team, no meeting has been held today. Progress & Achievements A new ticket system has been installed, accessible at https://tm.joomla.org/contact.html. Ticket system change was necessary due to several technical issues of...

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Trademark Team Report - August 15, 2017

By Luca Marzo on 2017-08-15 14:23 in Trademark & Licensing Team

This report is to announce the progress of Trademark & Licensing Team, no meeting has been held today. Progress & Achievements Jenn Gress and Deb Cinkus are draining down the Ticket queue, processing all the open tickets. 3 volunteers applied after the Call for Volunteers. Subodh...

Read more: Trademark Team Report - August 15, 2017

Trademark Team Meeting - July 27, 2017

By Luca Marzo on 2017-07-27 17:51 in Trademark & Licensing Team

This Joomla! Trademark & Licensing Team meeting was held on July 27th, 2017 at 07.00 p.m. (CET) on Glip. Team members Presents: Luca Marzo, Jenn Gress, Deb Cinkus. Discussion Outline Team opened a call for volunteers on Sunday. Trademark & Licensing Team needs motivated volunteers...

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Help us building a new Trademark Team

By Luca Marzo on 2017-07-23 10:06 in Trademark & Licensing Team

First of all, we want to say a big Thank you to Marco Richter who served as Team Leader for the Trademark & Licensing Working Group for long time. Since Marco stepped down as Team Leader, Luca will act temporary as interim team lead in order to rebuild the team, reorganizing the structure and...

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TLWG Meeting Report - May 04, 2016

By Luca Marzo on 2016-05-04 21:04 in Trademark & Licensing Team

The Joomla! Trademark & Licensing Working Group (TLWG) meets once a month. This meeting was held on May 4th, 2016 at 10.00 p.m. (CET) on Glip.   Team members Presents: Marco Richter, Marijke Stuivenberg, Luca Marzo, Jenn Gress. Absents: Deb Cinkus, Duke Speer, Victor Drover, Wilmar...

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TLWG Meeting Report - April 05, 2016

By Luca Marzo on 2016-04-05 21:44 in Trademark & Licensing Team

The Joomla! Trademark & Licensing Working Group (TLWG) meets once a month. This meeting was held on April 5th, 2016 at 10.00 p.m. (CET) on Glip. Team members Presents: Marco Richter, Marijke Stuivenberg, Luca Marzo Absents: Jenn Gress, Deb Cinkus, Duke Speer, Victor Drover, Wilmar...

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TLWG Meeting Report - March 09, 2016

By Luca Marzo on 2016-03-09 22:05 in Trademark & Licensing Team

The Joomla! Trademark & Licensing Working Group (TLWG) meets once a month. This meeting was held on March 9th, 2016 on Glip. Team members Presents: Marco Richter, Luca Marzo, Marijke Stuivenberg, Wilmar Meijer Absents: Jenn Gress, Deb Cinkus, Mark Bender, Duke Speer, Victor...

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January Meeting Report

By Guest ca8a843b on 2015-01-29 00:00 in Trademark & Licensing Team

Attendees Jennifer Gress, Crystal Harris, Victor Drover Location Skype Summary On 12-Jan-2015, the member of the Trademark team met for approximately 1 hour to discuss the status of the new trademark website.  The attendees expressed some concern about communication levels with the trademark...

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The trademark team manages and defends Joomla-related trademarks and licensing on behalf of the Joomla! Community. We want to make sure that the world respects the policies and regulations we have around the use of the Joomla! name and brand mark.  For more information check out the Trademark Team website at https://tm.joomla.org

The trademark team has a number of roles needing to be filled from team liaisons and license administration to business mentors. Many roles require less than a couple hours per week.  No prior experience necessary - we will teach you what you need to know. Contact trademark@opensourcematters.org to learn more.



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