User:Pfrields/Trademark use cases

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This page does not constitute legal advice or official trademark guidelines.
The official trademark guidelines are found on this page. This page is provided as a courtesy to the community to locate common use cases for the Fedora trademarks, and direct community members to the appropriate section of the official guidelines.

This page shows common scenarios where community members may wish to use official trademarks to support or advertise the Fedora Project, its software, or their membership in the community.

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Can I use a Fedora logo on a personal web site or blog?

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Alice wants to indicate her love for Fedora by putting the logo on her personal blog.
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The Elbonia Institute of Technology wants to put a link to Fedora on their wiki to show their support for the project.

Visit the trademark guidelines here for the answer

Can I use a Fedora logo on a social networking site?

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Brutus wants to make a page on his favorite social networking site that includes the logo so he can show his support for Fedora.

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Can I use a Fedora logo on a business web site?

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Bart wants to offer Fedora media for sale at his computer retail business' web site.
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Buck wants to have a prominent branded link to the Fedora Project on his business site, since he uses Fedora regularly to power his business.
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Bertha has a Linux consulting business and provides clients with services for Fedora systems.

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Can I use a Fedora logo on business cards?

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Cathy wants to have a Fedora business card for trade shows to indicate she's an Ambassador.

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Can I use a Fedora logo to advertise an event?

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Ethel wants to pass out fliers at a free or open source software event and show that Fedora is represented there.

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Can I use a Fedora logo to label official Fedora media?

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Dirk wants to make homemade labels for unmodified Fedora 20 media he's giving to other people.

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Can I use a Fedora logo to label a remix that contains non-Fedora RPM packages?

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Betty wants to make a remix that includes some software not included in the official Fedora repository.

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Can I use a Fedora logo to label a remix that contains modified Fedora RPM packages?

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Sarah wants to make a remix that contains only Fedora software, but modified with her own patches.

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Can I use a Fedora logo to label a remix that contains only Fedora RPM packages?

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Arnold wants to make a Spin that includes only software that's in the official Fedora repository.

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Can I use a Fedora logo to label a Live USB key that has additional content outside the Live image?

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Cathy wants to make a Live USB key with a Live image that includes only Fedora software, but she also wants to place additional content (documents, non-Fedora software) on the same USB key but separate from the Fedora software.

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Can I register a domain name that contains the word "Fedora"?

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Alexa wants to set up a domain called "fedora-rulez.org."

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Can I use a Fedora logo on non-software goods for sale, such as clothing or personal items?

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Brent wants to sell Fedora-branded CD cases.

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