John Summerfield wrote: > Thiago Avelino wrote: > >> The question is this. exists, the body of registered trademarks and >> patents, a company with the name openoffice. has only one image. >> nothing more. This is why the open sun, in Brazil, was broffice >> > > Originally, you said "patents and trademarks." > > he made a mistake. > People are asking about patents, but you keep explaining why trademarks > are a problem. once again: the name "OpenOffice" is registered in Brazil by a private company and therefore it cannot be used by a software product. To circumvent this, the local community is using the name :BrOffice" instead.