Microsoft Trademarks is one of those things many (maybe even ‘most’) people don’t know and don’t even care about. However, it is important you understand what these are, and what they are for. You might be under infringement of terms and policies without even knowing it! Panic not, dear friend. Just make sure you read this short article to learn all you need to know about Microsoft Trademarks.
What are Microsoft Trademarks?
Microsoft Trademarks are part of the Microsoft Intellectual property. These are the names of all Microsoft software, products and services. As per the Microsoft Trademarks website clearly states, ‘you may use Microsoft trademarks in text solely to refer to and/or link to Microsoft’s products and services and in accordance with the terms’ of their guidelines and policies.
There are many restrictions regarding Microsoft Trademarks. These include, but aren’t limited, to:
- You can’t use their logos, icons or other trademark elements unless what permitted under their Guidelines;
- Use their trademark components in the name of your business, social media accounts, or others;
- Use their names and trademark contents on promotional merchandise for selling, promoting of distributing your own offer,
- And many more…
Make sure to read Microsoft Trademarks Guidelines following this link.
Infringements to the Microsoft Trademark Guidelines.
Infringement to the terms and guidelines applicable to your use or actions related to Microsoft Trademarks might result in serious legal consequences to you and/or your company. Take note there are specific guidelines regarding your use of Microsoft Trademarks in social media, screenshots, seminars, conferences and more.
Read them in full to be sure you are in compliance of all applying rules when using Microsoft Trademark contents. Check all Microsoft Trademarks alphabetized and under several languages) right here in this website.