In some special cases, we will grant automatic permission for a project to use a TYPO3 trademark. Explicit permission to use the trademark is not required when a project meets the following criteria:
1) Exclusively Promoting the TYPO3 Software
You use a TYPO3 trademark exclusively to extend or improve the TYPO3 software, or to encourage the use of the TYPO3 software (in short: to promote the TYPO3 software).
OK: An open access, free monthly newsletter called "TYPO3 Weekly"
OK: A freely distributed TYPO3 theme called "Gold Plated TYPO3"
Not OK: A TYPO3 fork called "A Non-Sucky Version of TYPO3"
Not OK: Selling t-shirts with the TYPO3 logo to raise money for another cause.
2) Without Giving the Appearance of Being Official
Any use of the TYPO3 trademarks in a domain name, title of a website, seminar, software package, book, magazine or video that is exclusively intended to promote the TYPO3 software and does not give the appearance of being an official TYPO3 publication.
Automatic Approval: A non-commercial website called "howtoinstalltypo3.com"
Automatic Approval: A keynote called "Getting Started with TYPO3"
Requires Permission: A book titled "The Official TYPO3 Guide"
Requires Permission: A commercial website called "typo3hosting.com".
3) For a User Group, Camp, or Meetup
All TYPO3 trademarks can be used in the title of a user group, camp, or meetup, but not in combination with the words: conference, conf, convention, or association.
OK: TYPO3 Annual Meetup 2013
Not OK: TYPO3Conf London
4) Unmodified Use on Product Packaging
When you display the official TYPO3 logo (whether for commercial or non-commercial use) in a standalone and unaltered form.
OK: Putting the TYPO3 logo on your product packaging.
Not OK: Changing the colors or shape of the TYPO3 logo for your own purposes.
Not OK: Putting the TYPO3 logo on your product packaging without referring to the typo3.org website.
5) When Describing Your Services
When you use a TYPO3 trademarks to describe your product or services without implying any kind of official link to the TYPO3 Association or the TYPO3 open source project in general.
OK: Referring to your services as specialising in TYPO3 development.
Not OK: Referring to yourself as The TYPO3 Consultant.