The following Trademark Usage Policy will show you the proper use of ClicShopping trademarks
ClicShopping is a trademark of Loic Richard (the owner), is a leading in e-commerce software. He has adopted this Trademark Usage Policy to maintain the integrity of the ClicShopping trademarks.
To protect our consumers, the owner works are to ensure that ClicShoppings trademarks identify ClicShopping as the source of ClicShopping high-quality products and services. For this reason, the owner prohibits the use of its trademarks in a manner that could confuse or mislead the public. Prohibited uses include the development, adoption, or registration of names, logos, trademarks, symbols, phrases, brands, domain names or other business, product, code or service identifier that could be confused with any of ClicShopping trademarks including the code source labelled with the terms CLICSHOPPING or ClicShopping
ClicShopping trademarks may be used for journalistic purposes, to refer to ClicShopping or the owner products and services, or other non-commercial purposes as long as this Trademark Usage Policy is strictly followed. Any commercial use of the ClicShopping trademarks must be specifically granted by the owner through a written agreement.
The owner may replace, update or modify our trademarks or this Trademark Usage Policy at any time. Please check our Web site frequently for changes.
We appreciate your cooperation.
B. General Principles
The owner requests that you observe the following principles when using our trademarks:
Maintain the Integrity of Our Trademarks. Any use of the ClicShopping trademarks must not disparage ClicShopping or its trademarks, products or services and code
Clearly Identify Sponsorship or Endorsement. Use of the ClicShopping trademarks must not mislead the public as to an organization's affiliation with ClicShopping sponsorship or endorsement of a company and/or products or services.
Apply the Trademark and Service Mark Symbols Correctly. Always use the registered trademark and service mark symbol "®" when referring to our registered trademarks (e.g. ClicShopping®). Use the unregistered trademark symbol "TM" when referring to our unregistered trademarks. You must use the proper symbol with each of our trademarks, and apply the symbols consistent with these Policy instructions, in every copy of communication, document, packaging or other material in which our mark appears, regardless of the medium.
Connect our Trademarks with ClicShopping, Inc. Always provide the following notice at least once within each copy of the communication, document, packaging or other material referencing any e-Imaginis mark:
[Identify mark(s) used] [is a trademark/are trademarks] of the owner. For example: ClicShopping® is a trademark of Loic Richard.
Keep ClicShoppings Trademarks Clear, Separate and Distinct. The ClicShopping trademarks must be used separately from other logos, trademarks or service trademarks, and may not be used as part of the name for any other organization or its products or services. No one, not even a licensed partner of the owner, may use a name for itself, its products or services that incorporates, or is confusingly similar to, any ClicShopping mark. Another company's mark can be used in context with a ClicShopping mark to indicate a relationship between the owner products and services and those of the other company (e.g.,Innov-Concept® utilizes ClicShopping® software).
C. Specific Guidelines
The following general guidelines should assist you with basic questions regarding the use and appearance of the ClicShopping trademarks. Please contact us directly for any specific questions or to set up a licensing agreement.
1. ClicShoppings Trademarks and Logos
ClicShoppings current registered ("®") and unregistered ("TM") trademarks and logos are listed as follows:
2. Presentation of Trademarks
ClicShoppings trademarks should be used in their exact form neither abbreviated nor combined with any other word or words.
3. Trademark Symbols
Use the "®" and "TM" Symbols as Applicable
When referring to ClicShopping :
Use this symbol:
Registered trademarks ®
Unregistered trademarks TM
5. Apply the Trademark Symbols in the Correct Places
The appropriate trademark symbol must be used the first time a mark appears in a document, communication, or advertisement and in all prominent appearances of a mark.
6. Apply the Trademark Symbols in the Correct Places
Text: The appropriate trademark symbol must be used the first time a mark appears and in all prominent appearances of a mark.
Packaging and other uses: The appropriate trademark symbol must be used every time the trademark appears.
7. Proper Use of Word Trademarks
Separate Our Trademarks from Others' Trademarks: ClicShopping trademarks must be used alone, without other logos, trademarks or service trademarks. They may not be combined with others' trademarks. However, other logos or trademarks can be used in connection with ClicShoppings trademarks when indicating a relationship between the owner, its products or services and another party or its products or services.
8. Proper Use of Name
Always use the full, proper trademarked brand names in all communications. For example:
9. Distinguish Our Brand Names from Our Corporate Name
A trademark is used to identify a brand. A trade name is a corporate name used to identify an organization or company. ClicSphopping can be used as a trademark or a trade name. Use the appropriate trademark symbol when using "ClicSphopping" as a trademark to identify the source of one of our products (e.g., "the ClicSphopping® software platform"). You do not need to use a trademark symbol when using "ClicSphopping" to generally refer to the owner.
10. Trademarks within ClicSphopping Software
Our trademarks are present on a number of components within our end-user software programs. These trademarks may not be removed or altered.
11. Third Party Trademarks
Some of the owner products include technology used under license from third party licensors. You may not use any such third party trademarks without express permission from the owner.
Do not use another company's trademark to show endorsement, approval or an association with that company without its written approval.
The owner tries to make its trademark policy as clear and comprehensive as possible. If you're considering a use of a ClicSphopping trademark, and you're unsure whether that use would run afoul of ClicSphopping guidelines, feel free to contact us and ask. Please keep in mind ClicSphopping receives lots and lots of similar questions, so please review all available documentation before contacting us
Other Questions :
- Can I change the terms osCommerce or ClicShopping ?
No you can't, you must respect the trademark about these 2 names inside all files identified by this terms
- Can I delete the ClicShopping terms inside the code ?
No you can't, you must respect ClicShopping, lower case or uppercase
- If I make a paid contribution, can I include my own trademark ?
Yes, you can add, the MIT license allow you that, you are the owner of your development inside the ClicShopping environment
- If I make an opensource contribution, what license can I include ?
You have the choice. We recommend you to include GPL2 and MIT. ClicShopping use the 2 licenses.