Green Ledger CPA Branding Guidelines

Green Ledger CPA permits its members, third party developers, partners and the media (“you”) to use its name, trademarks, logos, web pages, screenshots and other brand features (the Green Ledger CPA “Brand Features”, “Marks” or “logos”) only in limited circumstances and as specified in these Guidelines. By using Green Ledger CPA’s Marks, you agree to adhere to these Guidelines and specifically to the Use Requirements and Terms below. If you have a separate agreement with Green Ledger CPA that addresses use of the Green Ledger CPA brand, that agreement shall govern your use of the Green Ledger CPA Marks.

I. Our Registered Trademark

Green Ledger CPA® holds two registered trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The spelling of “Green Ledger CPA” is a registered character mark and the logo is a separate registered design trademark. A registered trademark is defined as “A trademark is a brand name. A trademark or service mark includes any word, name, symbol, device, or any combination, used or intended to be used to identify and distinguish the goods/services of one seller or provider from those of others, and to indicate the source of the goods/services” (USPTO Trademark Basics).
You should include this attribution, as applicable, with your other trademark and copyright notices.

II. Use of the “Green Ledger CPA” Name in Text

Registered Trademark icon (®) is not necessary to use within text. If you choose to use the Registered Trademark icon (®) within text then this guideline must be followed.
When referring to our company, the full name is Green Ledger CPA. When referring to our services, the Green Ledger CPA name should be written as one word and used as an adjective followed by a description of our services in a form similar to the following examples:
Green Ledger CPA® In-Depth Review 
Green Ledger CPA® Bookkeeping

III. Green Ledger CPA Logos

As a Green Ledger CPA member, you may use the downloadable logos to provide or designate a link to your personal profile on the Green Ledger CPA website, or to a Group or Company page on the Green Ledger CPA website, or to Green Ledger CPA’s home page.
You may use words in connection with the Green Ledger CPA Icon logo to indicate the link to your profile, company or group, provided that: (i) the default icon with green background should be used by default unless you are applying the icon to a similar color background, and in such a case the white background icon may be used. Examples of such use are as follows:
Examples of logo use for Green Ledger CPA members
Logos For Use By Third Party Developers
As a Third Party Promotor of Green Ledger CPA, you may download logos for use on your website and in regards to your relationship with Green Ledger CPA. Your use of the logos is subject to: (i) the Brand Policy agreement between you and Green Ledger CPA.
You may use the Green Ledger CPA name and other words in connection with the Green Ledger Icon to indicate that the content you are displaying comes from Green Ledger CPA or to describe the Green Ledger CPA information, provided that: (i) the words Green Ledger CPA  displayed in reference to the icon logo and preferably in black; (ii) the clear space rules set forth in the Use Requirements and Terms are followed; (iii) the Green Ledger CPA name, if used, is accompanied by either the ® symbol as required by these Guidelines; and (iv) the Green Ledger Icon Logo is not used as the icon for a mobile application or a favicon.
Examples of such use are as follows:
  • Logo usage examples for third parties
  • Logos For Use By Partners
  • Logos For Use By the Media
Logos may be downloaded for use in reporting on Green Ledger CPA’s business.  These logos may not be altered, combined with other marks or used in a misleading manner. Your use of these logos is subject to your compliance with these Guidelines as well as the Green Ledger Brand Style Guide.
Specific Logo Requests
If you are a member of the media and have any specific requirements, please contact us at [email protected].

IV. Screenshots

So long as attribution is given to Green Ledger CPA and the words Green Ledger CPA are present, you may use a standard Green Ledger CPA screenshot (an image of our homepage or company page or products pages) in either print (book, magazine, journal, newspaper) or digital (web page, DVD, CD) formats for an instructive, educational or illustrative purpose. You may not superimpose graphics, photos, or ad copy on the screenshot or otherwise change the look of the screen-captured image.
You may also not use a screenshot of Green Ledger CPA if the words Green Ledger CPA are not present and if there is no attribution to Green Ledger CPA in regards to the screen shot.

V. Books or Printed Materials

Green Ledger CPA does not allow the use of its logos or the name “Green Ledger CPA” in the title or otherwise on the cover of books or other publications without prior written permission of Green Ledger CPA.  If you are interested in using the Green Ledger CPA name or logos in a publication, please submit your request using this Request for Permission Form.
For use of screenshots in a book or other printed materials, see “Screenshots” above.

VI. Film and TV

If you would like to use Green Ledger CPA’s logos in a television or film or video production, please contact us with your request at [email protected].

VII. Blogs

Green Ledger CPA does not allow the use of the name Green Ledger CPA in the title of blogs or otherwise in the blog except as a descriptive reference to Green Ledger CPA or its services.  Green Ledger CPA does not allow use of its logos in blogs except as permitted for Green Ledger CPA members as permitted in these Guidelines.

VIII. Manufactured Items

Generally, Green Ledger CPA does not permit the use of its Marks on manufactured products (T-shirts, packaging, other memorabilia).  If you wish to use Green Ledger CPA’s Marks on manufactured items, please submit your request by contacting [email protected] and we will consider the request.

IX. Use Requirements and Terms

All permitted uses of the Green Ledger CPA Marks must conform to the Green Ledger CPA Brand Style Guide
No Confusingly Similar Marks:  Don’t use the Marks in a manner that might create potential confusion as to the owner of the Green Ledger CPA Marks or imply that Green Ledger CPA is the source of your products or services.
No Incorporation:  Don’t incorporate the Green Ledger CPA Marks into your own product name, service names, trademarks, logos, company names, domain names, website title, publication title, application icon, favicon, or the like.  Don’t incorporate or use the IN logo as part of a word.
No Generic Use:  Don’t use the Green Ledger CPA Marks in a way that suggests a common, descriptive, or generic meaning.
Domain Names:  Don’t register the Green Ledger CPA Marks as domain names or as any part of a domain name.
Trade Dress:  Don’t copy or imitate Green Ledger CPA’s website design, typefaces, distinctive color, graphics designs or imagery.
Endorsement:  Don’t display the Green Ledger CPA Marks in any manner that might imply a relationship or affiliation with, sponsorship, or endorsement by Green Ledger CPA, or that can be reasonably interpreted to suggest that any content has been authorized by or represents the views or opinions of Green Ledger CPA or Green Ledger CPA personnel.
Prominence:  Don’t display the Green Ledger CPA Marks as the primary or most prominent feature on your web page or in any non-Green Ledger CPA materials.
Disparagement:  Do not use the Green Ledger CPA Marks in a manner that would disparage Green Ledger CPA company or its products or services.
Violation of Law:  Don’t display the Green Ledger CPA Marks on any web site that contains or displays adult content, promotes gambling, involves the sale of tobacco or alcohol to persons under twenty-one years of age, or otherwise violates any law or regulation.
Objectionable Use:  Don’t display the Green Ledger CPA Marks in a manner that is in Green Ledger CPA’s sole opinion misleading, unfair, defamatory, infringing, libelous, disparaging, obscene or otherwise objectionable to Green Ledger CPA.
Attribution:  The Green Ledger CPA Marks must be accompanied by the appropriate ℠ symbol.
Use Outside the US:  Trademark rights vary from country to country.  Some countries have penalties for improper use of the registration symbol ®. If using the Marks on sites based outside the United States, use the ® symbol unless otherwise noted in these Guidelines.
Termination:  Green Ledger CPA may ask you to stop using the Marks at any time.  You agree to stop using the Marks within a reasonable period of Green Ledger CPA’s request, but in no situation, more than seven (7) days after Green Ledger CPA’s request.
Reservation of Rights:  Green Ledger CPA is the owner of all rights in the Marks and reserves all rights save the limited license granted here.  Your use of the Marks pursuant to this license shall not be construed as limiting any of Green Ledger CPA’s rights in the Marks.

X. Additional Information

Green Ledger CPA requires that you conform to these Guidelines in your use of any Brand Features.  We may modify these Guidelines at any time and your continued use of the Brand Features will constitute your consent to such modifications. Green Ledger CPA has complete discretion in determining if your use violates any of the Guidelines.
If you would like to make use of the Brand Features in a manner not within the following Guidelines, you must seek our prior written permission by submitting the Request for Permission Form.
For assistance in understanding these Guidelines, contact us.
Telephone: 209-210-2127
Address: 125 W 9th St #1935 Tracy, CA 95376
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