The course of JBrowse development is set by the GitHub issues and the release milestones they are assigned to.
View the GitHub development milestones page to explore what new features are planned for each release.
Daily chat for coordination and Q&A occurs in the Gitter channel.
JBrowse is a trademark of the Evolutionary Software Foundation. Permission to use this trademark should be solicited by email to ihholmes at gmail dot com and will typically be granted for activities that do not compromise the role of the ESF as primary custodians of the JBrowse software and name. (For example, mentioning that your company offers JBrowse customization or consultancy will almost certainly be OK; selling a software package as "JBrowse Plus", or similar, may be problematic.)
The JBrowse source code is copyright of the Evolutionary Software Foundation.