Factom Blockchain Node Licensing Agreement

This is for licensing the Factom trademark if you are a Authority Node Operator or community members that would like to use the word Factom. Please fill out and return to trademarks@factom.com.

Factom Merchandise Licensing Agreement

This is for licensing the Factom mark on merchandise like cups and hats. Please fill out and return to trademarks@factom.com

Factom, Inc. Trademark Usage Rules

Factom, Inc. owns all rights, including but not limited to trademark rights, in and to the Factom Trademarks, listed here, and the trade name Factom, Inc. (the “Factom Name”).

The Factom Trademarks may not be used by anyone other than Factom without an express, written license from Factom. The Factom Name may be used only to refer to Factom, Inc.

Getting a License to Use the Factom Trademarks

You may request a license to use one or more of the Factom Trademarks in conjunction with a blockchain node or exchange or on merchandise by selecting the appropriate option below. All licensed uses must abide by these Trademark Usage Rules.

Requests for use for any other purpose should be directed to trademarks@factom.com

Rules for Using the Factom Trademarks and the Factom Name

Do not modify the Factom Trademarks in any way, including but not limited to incorporating the Factom Trademarks into any other trademark, tagline, design, or similar, or inserting additional words into the Factom Trademarks.

Do not combine or closely precede or follow use of the Factom Trademarks or the Factom Name with any other trademarks, logos, business names, or the like.

The Factom Trademark logos may be used in black-and-white, but their colors may not otherwise by modified.

Do not use or register any of the Factom Trademarks, the Factom Name, or any variation thereof as a trademark, business name, or portion thereof.

Do not use or register any of the Factom Trademarks, the Factom Name, or any variation thereof as part of a domain name.

Do not use the Factom Trademarks or the Factom Name in any way that states, suggests, or implies endorsement by Factom.

All uses of the Factom Trademarks and the Factom Name must conform with the following rules:

See list of Factom Trademarks

Factom Trademarks that are registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office must always be followed by ®

Correct: the Factom ® protocol
Incorrect: the Factom protocol

Factom Trademarks that are not federally registered must always be followed by ™:

Correct: the SMARTPROVENANCE™ feature
Incorrect: the SMARTPROVENANCE feature

Trademarks must always be used as adjectives, not nouns. Thus, use of the Factom Trademarks must always be followed by the generic term the Factom Trademark is modifying:

Correct: Use the Factom® blockchain to secure your online transactions.
Incorrect: Use Factom® to secure your online transactions.

The Factom Name may be used only to refer to the entity Factom, Inc. Do not follow such uses with ®.

Correct: Factom, Inc. is a leader in the blockchain industry.
Incorrect: Factom,® Inc. is a leader in the blockchain industry.

 

Contact trademarks@factom.com with any questions regarding use of the Factom Trademarks or the Factom Name.