TRADEMARK

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Wobworld® Copyright

The illustrated, photographic, video, audio, and combined audiovisual programs and products resulting from the Wobworld Nonprofit Organization events, television program, game app, and publications, including the material contained in our corporate web site and our interactive web site, are protected under U.S. and international laws as copyrighted works. Anyone who displays, reproduces, copies, creates by-product works or sells our illustrations, photographs, videos, audios, or audiovisual programs or presentations for commercial or non-commercial purposes without our written permission violates the copyright laws and is liable for copyright infringement.


Trademarks, trade names, and logos of Wobworld® are valuable assets to us. By following these guidelines, you help us to protect our rights and to strengthen our identity as a brand.

Wobworld® Trademark - Rules of Trademark Use

By using the Wobworld® trademark, you are acknowledging that we are the sole owner of the trademark and promising that you will not interfere with our rights in the trademark, including challenging our use, registration of, or application to register such a trademark anywhere in the world and that you will not harm, misuse or bring into disrepute any Wobworld® services or products. 


The goodwill derived from using any part of a Wobworld® trademark exclusively inures to the benefit of and belongs to us. Except for the limited right to use as expressly permitted under these Guidelines, no other rights of any kind are granted hereunder, by implication or otherwise. If you have any questions regarding these guidelines, please contact us.

Trademark Infringement

Liability for copyright or trademark infringement involves the potential for significant civil damages, including in particular cases, statutory damages, liability for up to three times actual damages, and attorney fees.

Authorized Use

 Wobworld® carefully limits the use of its trademarks and logos. No other company or entity may use our trademarks unless a prior written authorization released by us. In order to obtain permission to use any of our trademarks, contact Mr. Frank Chmielewski, Chief Operating Officer of Wobworld® at frank@wobworldnp.org.


"Fair use" of a trademark owned by us by a third party is limited to text/audio-only references to a Wobworld® trademark such as a product or service name. Such use does not include the use of any logo, device mark or copyright protected work.


In such references, it is important that you are truthful and do not disparage Wobworld® or mislead the public. Also, you must be clear and accurate as to the nature of the relationship between yourself and Wobworld®.


Examples of "Fair Use"

When you are specifically referring to a Wobworld® service. For example: “Wobworld® stories are informative because...”


When you are indicating that Wobworld® can be used with another product or service for example "xxx Network will be featuring the first season of Wobworld®."


A publication featuring the Wob is “Wobworld®”. You should refer to it by the name " Wobworld® ", as from our registered Wobworld® Word Mark, in all written and spoken recurrences.

Unauthorized Use

Unauthorized use of our trademarks damages our trademark and brand. The main damage is that such use confuses our customers and end-consumers if they cannot be sure that content has been prepared by Wobworld®.

  • You may not use or register, in whole or in part, Wobworld®, or any other trademarks owned by Wobworld® or any device marks, protected graphic standards as or as part of a company name, trade name, product or service name.


  • You may not change, create any variation, transliterate or abbreviated any of our trademarks for any purpose.
  • Our trademarks shall be properly marked using the symbols ® as appropriate.
  • Our trademarks shall only be used on their own, and you may not conjoin them with any other company's name or trademarks.
  • The use will not harm, misuse or bring into disrepute Wobworld® or any products or services offered by Wobworld®.
  • Corporate image: you may not imitate the distinctive characters, logos, graphics standard or website design.
  • Domain name: you may not use Wobworld® or any other trademarks of Wobworld® as a component in a domain name.
  • Liability: for copyright or trademark infringement involves the potential for significant civil damages, including,  statutory damages, liability for up to three times actual damages, and attorney fees.


PROPER USE OF AUTHORIZATION
If you are a licensee of a Wobworld® trademark or logo and have been provided with usage guidelines with your agreement with Wobworld®, please follow those guidelines.

Advertising, Promotional and Sales Materials

Only Wobworld® and its customers under license may use the Wobworld® Logo in advertising, promotional and sale materials. Such authorized users may use the logo only as specified in their agreement with Wobworld® and any associated guidelines.


The use will not harm, misuse or bring into disrepute Wobworld® or any products or services offered by Wobworld®.


Publications, Social Media and Conferences:

  • You may use a Wobworld® word mark in connection with publications, on social media, conferences, if you comply with the following requirements:


  • The use is referential and less prominent that the rest of the title.


  • The use will not harm, misuse or bring into disrepute Wobworld® or any products or services offered by Wobworld®.


  • Your name and logo appear more prominent than the Wobworld® word marks on all printed materials related to the publications, on social media, conferences.


  • The Wobworld® logo or any other graphic device does not appear on in the publication or on any materials related to the publication, seminar or conference without express permission from Wobworld®.


  • A disclaimer of sponsorship, affiliation or approval by Wobworld® is included on the publication, or on any materials related. "(name of publication) is an independent publication and has not been authorized, sponsored or otherwise approved by Wobworld®.


  • A trademark notice in included in the credit section giving notice of the ownership of Wobworld® and its trademarks.