On 24 November 2011 14:52, Andrew Cunningham <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I'd be inclined to have a quite chat with Maori political activists
> and see what their feleings are on non-New Zealand companies applying
> for trademark status on Maori words in New Zealand.
The short answer is, they aren't very happy
Interestingly enough, being only 3 days out from a general election,
it has been picked up by at least one political party also
I really do hope Liblime/PTFS follow through and assign the trademark
application to Horowhenua Library Trust, as the community elected
repository of community property. It would go a long way to putting
this whole episode behind us.