Last modified on 8 July 2014, at 23:51

Trademark policy

This policy is approved by the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees to apply to all Wikimedia projects.
It may not be circumvented, eroded, or ignored by local policies.


May I use the Wikimedia marks?

This summary of the Trademark policy below is not a legal document.

YES, please!

You have the right to use marks to:


This policy also allows you to use marks:

1. On the Wikimedia sites.

2. Outside the Wikimedia sites when you:

· Organize a Wikimedia community-focused event;
· Do outreach and recruit new editors; or
· Place marks on t-shirts, cakes, and other things without selling them.


Please always comply with the Visual Identity Guidelines.


YES, but first...

please sign a Quick License

for Wikimedia photo contests, and GLAM.


Sorry, NO.

Not for linking to non-Wikimedia sites, or

creating mimicking websites, or

otherwise misleading others.