Questions tagged [trademark]

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How are Stack Exchange sites officially branded?

How are sites in the Stack Exchange network, including Stack Overflow, officially branded? How are their names abbreviated? What conventions should be used in the FAQ? Return to FAQ Index
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Can I use Stack Exchange logos on a t-shirt or other apparel?

I happened to notice while on the Super User site that one user's picture shows him wearing a shirt with the Super User logo on it. Interested, I wanted to find out where he got it from. Looking ...
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Was Stack Exchange named after Experts Exchange?

Was Stack Exchange named after Experts Exchange, or is the former using the word "Exchange" a coincidence?
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Why is it supposed to be Stack Overflow when the logo is stackoverflow?

I've seen it a number of times, whenever someone types "StackOverflow", someone comes along and corrects it to "Stack Overflow" for trademark reasons. I'm just wondering, if that's the case, then why ...
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Where should I report trademark infringement or illegal SO clones?

We all love & benefit from SO, and want to help keeping it profitable. How can we help? What counts as trademark infringement: Trademark guidelines What is an illegal SO clone: Copyright ...
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Does registering [name]overflow.com violate Stack Overflow's trademark?

I am considering registering a domain name in nameoverflow.com format. Would doing so violate the trademark of stackoverflow.com/Stack Overflow Internet Services? I ask because "overflow" can be a ...
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The Denver office violates the trademark guidance

According to Stack Exchange's trademark guidance: The website domain name is always written stackoverflow.com (no CamelCase, single word capitalization rules apply). However in the semi-recent ...