I have permission to use a registered trademark and copyrighted material. How do I properly indicate that on my web and print materials?1
I received permission to use a registered trademark with modification to identify my service. Where and how do I need to acknowledge that I have permission from the trademark holder. I also have permission to use any copyrighted materials. Same question: where and how to acknowledge I am using copyrighted material (in this case, text)?
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Based on your description, it sounds like you want to know about attribution for a commercially copyrighted material. There are rules for material licensed under the "creative commons," but I'll focus on the commercial copyright.First of all, the copyright holder might have spelled out the rules, like what language to use, when and how you can use the copyrighted material, etc. If not, and assuming you have a broad license, it is probably enough to say something like, "[NAME/DESCRIPTION OF MATERIAL] used with permission from [NAME OF COPYRIGHT HOLDER]." It would be prudent to have the copyright license in writing. Most such contracts spell out the terms and conditions of use. I've included an example from Microsoft. Keep in mind this isn't your license and they aren't negotiating. This is just an example of the kinds of conditions a copyright holder might include.