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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] GPL for physical object

From: John Sullivan
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] GPL for physical object
Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:47:22 -0400
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Julian Daich <> writes:

> Hi,
> I am working on a medical device and plan to release it under the GPL,
> most probably the AGPL. I know that is possible to have the design the
> design under the GPL, but for the physical object the situation is
> more complex. I think about make a trademark that will cover the
> decorative features and releasing the trademark under the GPL. Should
> be possible? Have somebody try that?
> may be of
interest about the hardware and design questions.

Not sure what trademark under the GPL would be like -- GPL is for
copyrightable things.


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