Legal Name: The Linux Foundation
Nonprofit Status: 501C6
Software Hosted: various
Licenses Used: various
Primary Brand: Linux
Other Brand(s): various projects and associated 501C3, 501C4, and 501C6 corps
Brand Registered?: yes
Logo Registered?: yes
Trademark Policy: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage
Trademark Usage Guide: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage
Brand Policy Comments: The Linux Foundation has a default trademark policy and allows each project to refine rules for the use of project marks.
Board Size: 22
Board Type: sponsor, elected
Board Listing: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/about/board-members/
Description of Membership: member
Bylaws Link: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/about/bylaws
Number of Paid Employees: 170
Funding Sources: sponsors
Approximate Budget: 35M
Sponsor Listing: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/membership/members/
Top Tier Sponsors: AT&T, Cisco, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NEC, Oracle, Qualcomm, Samsung
Accepting New Projects?: yes
Projects Hosted: 74+
Major Projects Hosted: Automotive Grade Linux, Cloud Foundry, Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Core Infrastructure Initiative, Hyperledger, Let's Encrypt, Node.js Foundation, ONAP, SPDX, Xen Project, Yocto Project
Project Listing: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/projects
Project Services : The Linux Foundation provides a wide variety of support resources for projects, including community management, shared community infrastructure, project events, training and professional certification, financial management of community funds, conformance processes, compliance programs, open source license scanning and analysis, project setup and launch, operational support, governance and intellectual property, marketing and outreach services, and web services.
About The Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build sustainable ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and commercial adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides services, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.
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