Trademark Request Form

Complete this form if you would like to request permission to use a trademark or logo owned by Center for Resource Solutions

 

A trademark is a word (“Green-e”), symbol (GREEN-E LOGO), or phrase adopted by an organization to identify its products and services, which distinguishes them from the products and services of others.

Please read these directions carefully and complete all appropriate sections. Incomplete forms will not be considered. CRS attempts to process requests within 20 business days, although some requests may take longer. Please provide as much detail as you can, including a sample or mockup showing how you intend to use the requested mark or logo.  Applications without samples/mockups are incomplete and will not be considered. Additionally, we strongly encourage you to read through all of the Terms and Conditions before signing the request form, as failure to comply with them in your use of CRS intellectual property may subject you to legal liability.

Fill out this form and submit, or send completed form to communications@resource-solutions.org. You can also request permission to use something other than a trademark or logo at this email address, or ask questions pertaining to trademark use.
 

Requestor Information


 

Please Read Before Submitting: Terms and Conditions for Using a Licensed Mark or Work Owned by CRS

Center for Resource Solutions (“CRS”) owns certain marks (“Licensed Marks”) and copyrighted works (“Licensed Works”). By completing, signing, and submitting this form to CRS, the requesting party agrees that if permission is granted, the requesting party will comply with all of the following terms and conditions.

  1. You will comply with all usage and quality control specifications provided to you by CRS at any time, including updated specifications sent to you from time to time. You will use the Licensed Mark or Work only as permitted hereunder.
  2. CRS reserves the right to revoke at any time any permission it has granted to you in the event your use of the Licensed Mark or Work does not conform with these terms and conditions, including all usage and quality control specifications provided to you, or if your use of the Licensed Mark or Work in any way detracts from the goodwill of the Licensed Mark or Work. Such revocation will be effective immediately upon your receipt of written notice from CRS.
  3. CRS reserves the right to deny this and all requests to use any Licensed Mark or Work, for any or no reason.
  4. You agree and acknowledge that CRS owns all right, title, and interest in and to the Licensed Mark or Work, and that no title to the Licensed Mark or Work or ownership of any related intellectual property rights is transferred from CRS to you hereunder.
  5. You agree and acknowledge that all rights accruing through use by you of the Licensed Mark or Work will inure to the benefit of CRS. You agree to assist and cooperate with CRS in the perfection and/or enforcement of those rights.
  6. Any permission granted to you pursuant to this form is for the specific Licensed Mark(s) or Work(s)identified by CRS on authorization documentation issued by CRS only.
  7. If you have requested to use a Licensed Mark: You will not copy, display, or otherwise use the Licensed Mark without identifying it as the exclusive property of CRS and will place the following sentence, in a type and size reasonably designed to be legible to all viewers, directly next to or below the Licensed Mark: “(Trademark) is a [registered] trademark of the Center for Resource Solutions.” In addition, you will mark the initial use of each Licensed Mark in any materials distributed by you with a ® (for registered trademarks), ™ (for unregistered trademarks), or ℠ (for unregistered service marks), as applicable. Any copying, display, or other use of the Licensed Mark without this attribution, or in any way which implies that you or any other party is the owner of the Licensed Mark, will be considered a breach of these terms and conditions.
  8. If you have requested to use a Licensed Work: You will not reproduce, adapt, or otherwise use the Licensed Work without identifying it as the exclusive property of CRS and will place the following sentence, in a type and size reasonably designed to be legible to all viewers, on all copies of any materials in which the Licensed Work is reproduced: “© (Year of creation or most recent revision) Center for Resource Solutions. All rights reserved.” Any reproduction, adaptation, or other use of the Licensed Work without this attribution, or in any way which implies that you or any other party is the owner of the Licensed Work, will be considered a breach of these terms and conditions.
  9. Any permission granted to you is based on information you have provided on this form, and will be null and void if that information is false or incomplete. Such permission will be valid only through the end date indicated on the authorization documentation issued by CRS only. You will cease all copying, display, and other use of the Licensed Mark or Work on that end date. Any copying, display, or other use of the Licensed Mark or Work after that end date will be considered a violation of CRS’s intellectual property rights and these terms and conditions.
  10. You agree that any violation of CRS’s intellectual property rights or the terms and conditions hereunder will cause great harm to CRS and/or CRS and that, in addition to monetary damages, CRS may seek injunctive relief to address such harm.
  11. This agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of California. Any suit relating to this agreement will be brought only in the City and County of San Francisco, California. You consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in the City and County of San Francisco, California, and you consent to service of process from California.