[R] "Use R" -- term and logo copyright?

hadley wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Tue Oct 13 15:49:05 CEST 2009

>> Can I use (a) the logo and/or (b) the slogan for the KCL R workshops?
>> I think it is quite clear from "my" website that this is neither about
>> the Springer book series nor about an R user conference.
> No, sorry, the logo/name should be used exclusively for the Springer series
> and the R User Conferences. For the latter see
>  http://www.R-project.org/conferences.html
> Hence, the logo of your workshop and preferably also its URL should be
> different. You may use "R" in the title though and have the usual R logo on
> the workshop page.

You can certainly claim copyright on the logo, but through what right
do you claim ownership of the term "useR!" ?



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