JED Entries Trademark Checklist
This article is designed to help Extension Developers (who want to be listed at JED), JED Editors (consistence for extensions approval) and general users (on reporting JED entries).
To be approved and listed in JED an entry must be verified in a 4 steps checklist process:
- Step A - Submission Checklist
- Step B - Trademark Checklist
- Step C - License Checklist
- Step D - Installation and Functionality Checklist
Step B: Trademark Checklist
The Joomla! name and logos are registered trademarks in the United States and elsewhere held by Open Source Matters. Permission, from OSM, to use these trademarks is usually required and is only granted subject to specific rules.
To know more about Joomla Trademark:
Use of Joomla in Extension Names
- The usage of the word 'Joomla' in extension names or domains listed at JED requires a license by OSM.
- Extension names must be titled 'for Joomla'. ie: 'MyExtension for Joomla' is permitted. 'Joomla MyExtension' is not permitted.
- Use of the Joomla version is not permitted. ie: 'MyExtension for Joomla 3.0'
To obtain a license to use the word 'Joomla' in an extension name or domain name, fill out the following forms and submit them to OSM:
Use of other Trademarked Names
- Using another trademarked name (if you don't own the trademark) must be include the word 'for'. ie: 'MyExtension for Twitter'
List B1 - Joomla Trademark Checklist
|1||Project site domain uses 'Joomla' or a derivative of the word 'Joomla'.||Only if licensed by OSM. The site will need a Joomla trademark disclaimer at the top of the main page.|
|2||Project site displays the Joomla Logo using official pictures.||Only if licensed by OSM.|
|3||Project site displays an altered Joomla Logo||No!|
|4||Extensions that use the word 'Joomla' or a derivative of 'Joomla' in the extension name||Only if licensed by OSM.|
Everything OK? Go for next step