Monthly Archives: July 2015

Is the term “Scrum user group” in danger?

According to Ken Schwaber, the Scrum Alliance folks are trying to trademark the term “Scrum user group”. Now this happened years ago when Mountain Goat Software trademarked the term “Planning Poker”, but then Mike Cohn turned right around and let the public use it for free. It would be good to know what SA’s plans are; can anyone comment? I’d like to think the motivation is benevolent, but I’d also like some reasonable assurance.