SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: SIGIA-L: Polar Bear!!
Re: SIGIA-L: Polar Bear!!
From: Andrew Hinton (ahinton_at_symetri.com)
Date: Wed Feb 27 2002 - 10:52:00 EST
No plans to trademark the polar bear. Unless sigia-l wants to incorporate
and hire a legal team??
It was mostly just an excuse to have some fun with an otherwise easily
ignored thread (I hope).
But I will definitely be ripping the Coke badge off a couple of stuffed
cuties from Cracker Barrel.
::peter.vandijck_at_vardus.com::wrote on 2/27/02 5:40 AM:
>> But mostly I needed a reason to write off the expense of my big furry
> polar bear suit.
> The thing with the polar bear is, it's been kindof taken by Coca Cola, and
> online, it looks like Google are using it a lot. Also, I believe O'Reilly
> has a trademark on using the bear to represent information architecture, so
> we'd need their permission.
:: s y m e t r i ::
andrew.hinton ÷ information.architecture ÷ ahinton_at_symetri.com
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