Autoware Trademark Policy

The "Autoware" name, the Autoware logo, and other Autoware trademarks are property of the Autoware Foundation.

 

Below are the relevant agreements, rules, and guidelines on displaying the Autoware trademarks, which may be updated from time to time. The use of any Autoware trademark must be in accordance with this Policy or a separate written agreement between you and the Autoware Foundation.
 

Trademark Use

Subject to compliance with this Policy, you may use the "Autoware" name or the Autoware logo to indicate your implementation of the Autoware platform as set forth in this Policy. All other uses of the Autoware trademarks must be expressly approved in writing by the Autoware Foundation. To inquire about approval for any such other uses of the Autoware trademarks, please contact auto@autoware.org.

 

Any and all use of the "Autoware" name, the Autoware logo, and other Autoware trademarks inures to the benefit of the Autoware Foundation. You agree not to do anything inconsistent with Autoware Foundation’s' ownership of these trademarks, including without limitation seeking registration of any mark, domain name, or social media name/handle comprised of or incorporating the "Autoware" name, the Autoware logo, or any other Autoware trademarks. You likewise agree not to make any use of the Autoware trademarks that is likely to confuse or mislead consumers with respect to any relationship with the Autoware Foundation or to suggest that the Autoware Foundation sponsors, endorses, or approves your product or implementation; and you agree not to make any use of the Autoware trademarks that is likely to harm the reputation and goodwill built up in the marks. You acknowledge and agree that any and all permissions to use any Autoware trademarks are limited, personal, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, and revocable. The Autoware Foundation may revoke any such permissions in its sole and absolute discretion.
 

Trademark Style Guidelines

Autoware in text

  • Autoware ® should have a trademark symbol the first time it appears in a creative.

  • Autoware is never plural or possessive.

  • Specific versions of Autoware should be specified by placing the release name or version number after the Autoware name, separated by a dot. For example, Autoware.AI, Autoware.Auto, Autoware.IO.

  • The Autoware trademarks should not be used in names of companies, organizations, applications, products, or services without the prior written approval of the Autoware Foundation. Purely nominative uses (for example: "Our company consults on the use of Autoware." for consultation-based services and "Our company provides training on the use of Autoware" for training-based services) are acceptable, presuming that the rest of this Policy is followed and there is no express or implied message that the Autoware Foundation, or Autoware Foundation members endorses, or is otherwise affiliated with your company or its goods and services.

    • Incorrect: "Autoware Deliverbot"

    • Correct: "Deliverbot, powered by Autoware"

    • Incorrect: "Autoware Navomatic"

    • Correct: "Navomatic, built on Autoware"

    • Incorrect: "Autoware-T: An Autoware Training Initiative by Foo Corp"

    • Incorrect: "Autoware Training Services, Inc."

    • Correct: "Autoware Training Services, offered by Foo Corp"

       

Logo Style Guidelines

  • The Autoware logo should have a trademark symbol the first time it appears in a creative.

  • You may not incorporate or combine the Autoware logo with any other logo without the prior written approval of the Autoware Foundation.
     

 

Image Use Guideline

Images are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License, which allows use by the public for press or educational purposes. Please caption with “Source: The Autoware Foundation.” For any commercial use, please contact auto@autoware.org.
 

 

Attribution

Any use of the Autoware trademarks needs to include this attribution in your communication: Autoware [and/or the Autoware logo and/or any other Autoware trademark used] is a trademark of the Autoware Foundation.
 

This policy was derived from the Open Robotics policy on the use of ROS trademarks

 
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Join the Autoware community discussion forum on Slack:

https://autoware.herokuapp.com

 

Discourse - Autoware project-specific discussions:

https://discourse.ros.org/c/autoware/ 

 

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auto@autoware.org

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