Blue White ’10 Copy Rights Guideline

Blue White ’10 Soccer Club Copyrights, Trademarks & Logo Usage Guidelines

Copyrights

Unless otherwise noted, all materials and publications, including web sites and emails, are protected as the copyrights, trade dress and/or intellectual properties owned by the Blue White Soccer Group, LLC. Such intellectual properties may not be reproduced or used by others without the express written permission of Blue White Soccer Group, LLC. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

Trademarks

The Blue White ’10 soccer club name, trademarks, logos, services marks, brand identities, titles, trade names, graphics, designs and copyrights (collectively the “Trademarks”) are protected intellectual properties that are both registered and unregistered Trademarks of Blue White Soccer Group, LLC, its affiliates and others. Nothing used on clothing, uniforms, publications, web sites or other materials shall be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, as a license or right to use any Blue White ’10 Soccer Club Trademark by third parties.

Blue White ’10 Soccer Club Logo

The Blue White ’10 Soccer Club Logo is available for certain authorized usage by Blue White ’10 soccer club-affiliated teams and certain pre-authorized suppliers and vendors. Unauthorized use of the Blue White ’10 soccer club Logo is strictly prohibited.

Blue White ’10 soccer club Logo Usage

The Blue WHite ’10 soccer club Logo is to be recognized as the official club logo, and if used, it must be presented in its entirety without modification, on such merchandise and/or materials including but not limited to the following:

• Soccer uniforms and other apparel, bags, hats, pins, patches, etc.
• Press releases and newsletters
• Posters, banners, field boards
• Print or broadcast ads
• Electronic mediums, websites, on-site signage
• Registration forms, applications, etc.
• Marketing or informational brochures and materials

Logo Usage by Blue White ’10 soccer club-Affiliated Teams

Current Blue White ’10 soccer club Officers and member teams of Blue White ’10 soccer club are granted a limited license to use the Blue White ’10 soccer club Logo for newsletters and team web sites for identification purposes as long as the logo is not altered or combined with other symbols, nor used in a manner inconsistent with the goals and mission of Blue White ’10 soccer club. This limited license may be revoked at any time by the Blue White Soccer Group for individuals or teams who, in the opinion of the Blue WHite ’10 Soccer Group, do not adhere to the Blue White ’10 soccer club and or Blue White ’10 Soccer Group policies. In such instances, and upon the written or oral request of Blue White Soccer Group, all usage of the Blue White ’10 soccer club Logo and Blue White ’10 soccer club name must cease immediately.

All current Blue White ’10 soccer club -affiliated teams are further permitted to use the Blue White ’10 soccer club Logo in true form on Team Tents, Practice T-Shirts, Scrimmage Vests, Team and Team Sponsor banners and signs, as well as on Sponsor Recognition plaques and similar gifts.

Logo Usage for Commercial Purposes Requires Written Permission

The Blue White ’10 soccer club Logo is a valuable property of the Blue White Soccer Group, LLC, and revenues generated by sales of Blue White ’10 soccer club-bearing items are strictly subject to the direction and control of Blue White Soccer Group. Blue WHite ’10 soccer club -affiliated teams may NOT use the Blue White ’10 soccer club Logo for any commercial purpose whatsoever (i.e., the purchase or sale of shirts, jackets, caps, scarves, blankets, umbrellas or other items bearing the Blue white ’10 Soccer Club Logo) without first receiving the prior written permission of the appropriate individual or individuals authorized to grant such permission by the Blue White Soccer Group Board of Directors. Note – Teams should not place purchase orders with vendors for any Blue White ’10 soccer club Logo bearing items prior to gaining written approval (which may be approved or denied) of Blue White ’10 soccer club. Any written permission granted for such limited commercial purpose may be revoked at any time by Blue White Soccer Group, LLC for individuals or teams who do not adhere to Blue White ’10 soccer club and or the Blue White Soccer Group, LLC policies.

Logo Use Specifications

The Blue White ’10 soccer club Logo must always be used in the same proportions. It is intended to be used as a unit, and it must not be altered or modified from its standard form. All applications of the Logo must use all colors properly as outlined. No other colors may be substituted in a color rendition.

Club Sponsors

As Blue White ’10 soccer club acquires Club Sponsors, use of the club sponsor’s logo may be granted for marketing materials and apparel. Use/placement of the presenting sponsor’s logo is subject to the following:

• Sponsor logo usage must be submitted for approval prior to any use in conjunction with the Blue White ’10 soccer club Logo, Blue WHite ’10 soccer club Team Uniforms, or Team Banners and Tents.
• The size of the presenting Sponsor’s logo cannot be larger than the size of the Blue White ’10 soccer club Logo.
• Placement of both logos must be indicated when submitted.

Branded Apparel

The Blue White ’10 soccer club Logo is required on all club merchandise including but not limited to: Uniforms, T-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, sweaters, hats etc. When screened or embroidered on apparel items, the Logo must be at least 2” wide. For all apparel purchases or for fundraising wearable items, club sponsor merchandise must be used and supplied by an authorized vendor.

REMINDER – All described uses of the Blue White ’10 soccer club Logo in the foregoing guidelines for any commercial purpose whatsoever must receive the prior written approval of Blue White Soccer Group, LLC.

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