Vintage Computer Festivals???

Jay West jwest at
Thu Apr 14 20:42:20 CDT 2016

No, it was not trademarked. Not until VERY recently, even if so. I'm not
convinced it is....

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From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at] On Behalf Of Fred Cisin
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Subject: Re: Vintage Computer Festivals???

>> If he comes up with his own name, then there is nothing stopping him 
>> from putting it together completely independently.
>> If he wants to use the VCF name, then he should talk tothose 
>> currently doing it.
On Thu, 14 Apr 2016, ethan at wrote:
> Is it a trademark like Maker Faire where everyone has to pay 
> per-attendee royalties to use the name on their event?

It is a trademark, but I have no idea what the terms are.  Evan? did not
apparently have much difficulty negotiating with Sellam to use the

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