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Open Source Collective holds the Mautic trademark - for example the word “Mautic” - whether or not in capitals, on behalf of the Mautic project.
You may use the Mautic trademarks (including accompanying official logos, which is itself a use of the Mautic trademark) for your own purposes, but you must first obtain a license. You can either obtain this license automatically, or through a license grant procedure, as further explained below in this policy.
This policy therefore first explains whether you receive an automatic license, or whether you need to obtain a license through the license grant procedure. In addition, this policy explains which "rules of use" apply when you use the Mautic trademark - whether you obtained the license automatically, or through the license grant procedure.
Open Source Collective holds the Mautic trademark on behalf of the Mautic project.
The goal of the Mautic project is to grow the Mautic community by encouraging businesses of all sizes to bring creativity, innovation and contributions to the project. This policy helps to preserve the Mautic trademark and brand, as well as to provide guidance and resources to those who wish to use the Mautic name, logo or trademark in any capacity.
Mautic trademarks, service marks, and logos (collectively “Mautic Trademarks”) are particularly valuable because they represent the unrivaled commitment and standards of excellence associated with the Mautic brand. This policy is in response to the questions received from various persons and organizations and aims to cover the most typical situations for use of the Mautic Trademarks. This policy contains detailed information about how to properly refer to Mautic Trademarks.
This policy may not answer every question you may have about the use of Mautic Trademarks. If your specific use scenario isn't addressed in this policy, or you have doubts as to whether or not a specific rule applies, you should use the form at the top of this page to submit an enquiry to the Legal and Finance Team.
All Mautic Trademarks are the property of Open Source Collective, held on behalf of the Mautic project, and you shouldn't construe anything contained on any website/s and/or within any documents as granting any license or right to use any Mautic Trademark without the prior written permission of the Open Source Collective via the Legal & Finance Team. By using any Mautic Trademark you acknowledge that Open Source Collective is the sole owner of the trademark and you agree that you won't challenge Open Source Collective's use, registrations of, or application to register any trademark. The goodwill derived from the use of any Mautic Trademark shall be for the exclusive benefit of the Mautic brand.
Below are some examples of Mautic Trademarks and their associated designations. Mautic may update this list - don't consider this exhaustive.
You can view the specified Mautic Registrations may at the following link: http://tmsearch.uspto.gov
The following set of rules governs all use of the Mautic Trademarks, with the exception of any nominative fair use - outlined below - and regardless of whether you followed the license grant procedure or obtained an automatic license for such use.
Nominative fair use permits the use of another’s trademark to refer to the trademark owner’s actual goods and services associated with the mark.
You may identify a Mautic product or service in text or indicate a relation of your product or service to Mautic by using an appropriate phrase such as “for”, “for use with”, or “works with” so long as such usage doesn't create the impression of any affiliation with or endorsement by Mautic, and as long as your usage doesn't create the possibility of confusion as to the source of the product.
If your business has developed products and/or services that contribute to the installation, configuration, implementation, and use of Mautic, you're encouraged to promote it. You're also encouraged to include links to Mautic.org on such web pages or emails. The Mautic community becomes richer when the community contributes to the project in this way.
You may use the Mautic name and approved logo in content that describes the products and services offered by your business and when it resides on pages that clearly articulate them. To access authorized Mautic community branding resources, click here.
This section explains the situations when entitlement to an automatic license exist (in which case you can use the Mautic Trademarks without having to complete or receive any document), or situations which require the license grant procedure. Entitlement to an automatic license only exists if you're in any of the situations described under subsection A below, and not simultaneously in any of the situations described under subsection B below.
You receive an automatic license when:
“Exclusively” means that any direct profits generated by using the Mautic Trademarks must also be exclusively used to foster the Mautic platform and community.
You must always follow the license grant procedure when:
In the license grant procedure, you must complete a form with your contact details and a description of the intended use of the Mautic trademark.
It may take a month or more for the team to evaluate your application, and the team may reject applications may for any reason - you may, however, reapply as often as you like. Furthermore, the Mautic project may request a license fee for any commercial use of the Mautic trademark.
Although the Legal and Finance Team grants licenses at their sole discretion, and they may impose specific conditions or obligations, they take following factors into account during the license grant procedure:
With respect to a Mautic-related product or service, the Legal and Finance team consider whether the product or service:
With respect to the name of a company, organization, or association it's considered whether:
The Legal and Finance Team reviews this policy on a recurring basis, and publishes updates and additions, as needs and use cases evolve. We thank you for your support in protecting the Mautic trademark.
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Last update: May 16, 2023 Previous updates: May 2020
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