Guidelines for Using Trademarks

Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang trademarks are valuable assets. Therefore, we require that all third parties using and/or referring to our trademarks do so in a manner which will minimize confusion among the public and refrain from implying a relationship with the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang. Some of the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang trademarks include:

See complete Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang trademark list.

Fair Use of Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang Trademarks

“Fair use” of Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang trademarks, that is, use by a third party without express permission, is limited to text-only references such as product and service names, and excludes Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang logos. In such references, you must be truthful, must not disparage the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang and/or any of its products and services, and must not mislead the public as to any affiliation with or endorsement by the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang.

Use of a Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang trademark for commercial purposes without the prior written consent of the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang may constitute trademark infringement and unfair competition in violation of federal and state laws.

Before using any Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang trademark, please review the following Guidelines and submit a sample of your proposed use of the mark(s) as described below to permission@slimeycrudrun.com. Please allow ample time for the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang to review and respond to your request, which may take up to 6 weeks.

These Guidelines explain proper and improper uses of Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang trademarks and are applicable to the use of our marks in any medium, including, but not limited to: print, multimedia, and online materials.

The Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang reserves the right to deny any third party’s request if the third party’s use of the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang mark may lead consumers to believe that the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang is the source of the product or service.

Logos

The Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang strictly limits the use of its logos, but might make an exception under special circumstances.

Third Parties Must Not:

  1. Use the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang logo, acorn logo, or any other Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang logo or graphic in connection with products, services, publications, web sites, seminars or conferences, packaging, advertising or promotional materials without an express written logo license from the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang.
  2. Use Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang logos on their web site in association with a link to a Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang web page. Links to Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang web pages may be included on a third party web site provided they are included as plain text links and are not used in any way that could confuse or mislead customers.

Improper Use of Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang Trademarks

  1. Possessive or Plural Form. Do not use Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang trademarks in the possessive or plural form (See Adjectives under “Proper Use”).
  2. Combined Marks. Do not combine Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang trademarks with any other trademark or design, or use the marks in a manner which suggests ownership by a third party.
  3. Company, Product, Service and Domain Names. Do not use or register, in whole or in part, any Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang trademarks, logos, or alteration thereof, as part of company names, company taglines or slogans, social media pages, Internet domain names, web site addresses, or metatags.
  4. Titles. Do not use Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang trademarks in the main title of any third party product, service, or publication.
  5. Appearance. Do not over-emphasize the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang mark or use it more prominently than your product name/service. The Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang mark must be different and/or smaller in font, size, and color in comparison to the product/service name in order to maintain a visual distinction between the two.
  6. Variations or Abbreviations. Do not remove, alter, or distort any element of a Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang trademark or brand feature, including abbreviation of Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang marks, in any way. For example, SCMG® may not be abbreviated as SCMG, nor may SCMG™ be altered or displayed as SCMG.
  7. Implied Affiliation. Do not use any Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang trademark, logo or symbol, or any potentially confusing variation thereof, in any manner that expresses or implies affiliation with, sponsorship, endorsement, or certification by, the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang; nor may Third Parties use any Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang trademark in such a way that implies a legal association or partnership between the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang and their company.
  8. Slogans and Taglines. Do not use or imitate any Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang slogan or tagline.

Proper Use of Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang Trademarks

  1. Adjectives. You must use Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang trademarks as adjectives. The purpose of a trademark is to identify the owner of a product or service; therefore a trademark should be used as an adjective to modify a noun. The noun is the generic name of the product or service. As adjectives, trademarks may not be used in the plural or possessive form.
  2. Trademark Symbol. You must properly identify Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang trademarks by using the appropriate trademark symbol (® or TM) next to the mark. Click here for the full Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang Trademark List.
  3. Attribution/Disclaimer. You must include the following footnote/disclaimer to ensure proper attribution of Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang ownership:

[Trademark® or TrademarkTM] is a trademark registered and/or owned by the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this [product]/[site].

You must make the footnote clearly visible (i.e., appropriate type size, color, and placement) on all covers, packaging, advertisements, websites, and in other media as follows:

  1. For print publications: the footnote/disclaimer should appear on the front cover, the back cover, and on the copyright page.
  2. On packaging, labels, advertisements, and promotional material: the footnote/disclaimer must appear on the same surface as the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang mark.
  3. For websites: the footnote/disclaimer must appear on the web site home page and on all internal web pages that include Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang marks. The appropriate footnote/disclaimer must be placed at the bottom of each respective page. NOTE: Merely including attribution to the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang for its trademark ownership and/or including the endorsement disclaimer in “Terms and Conditions” or “Legal Notice” sections of a web site does NOT satisfy these Guidelines.

Submission of Samples

Before using any Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang trademarks, third parties must submit samples of the proposed use to the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang for review. Send samples to permission@slimeycrudrun.com. Please allow 4-6 weeks for processing.

 

  1. For print materials: submit copies of the cover, spine, title page, and/or page of first prominent use.
  2. For Internet uses: submit copies of the web site home page and web page where the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang mark(s) is/are first prominently featured.
  3. For CD, DVD, video, or other products: submit copies of labels, packaging, and advertisements.

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