Google announced the establishment ofOpen Usage CommonsTo manage the trademarks of open source projects. According to Google, free and fair use of open source trademarks is crucial for the long-term sustainability of open source projects, but understanding and managing trademarks requires a lot of legal knowledge, and most project maintainers may not be able to do it on their own.
Open Usage Commons aim to help everyone
Open Usage Commons management of the first open source project trademarks
IBM issued a statement regarding Google's transfer of istio's trademark to open usage commons without the community's consent or notification to the communityDifferent opinions were expressed This is contrary to the open governance model of project management, which they agreed on earlie