I have a web application that makes use of the well known Twitter Bootstrap library which is released under Apache License 2.0 with Creative Commons CC-BY 3.0.

Can I trademark this application?

Note: I am trying to make sense of the Trademark notice under the Forbidden section on http://choosealicense.com/licenses/apache-2.0/

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You cannot use the libraries trademarks, but that does not stop you from using your own. For example, you cannot use the name Twitter Bootstrap to endorse, promote or use as the name of your project.

  • RE:"You cannot use the libraries trademarks" so I couldn't say "MyProduct™ - a Twitter Bootstrap™ based awesomeness", but I can go ahead and Trademark the product called MyProduct
    – dwkd
    Feb 23, 2016 at 20:44
  • @dwkd Pretty much :)
    – Zizouz212
    Feb 23, 2016 at 20:59

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