Terms of Use

Guidelines for using National Mom’s Nite Out Trademarks and Copyrights

National Mom’s Nite Out™ is a registered trademark. Use of the name National Mom’s Nite Out must fall within these guidelines and trademark laws. These guidelines are for National Mom’s Nite Out partners, sponsors, supporters and other parties wishing to use National Mom’s Nite Out’s trademarks, service marks or images in promotional, advertising, instructional, or reference materials, or on their web sites, event signage, promotional emails and materials. Use of the National Mom’s Nite Out Logo for commercial purposes without the prior written consent of National Mom’s Nite Out may constitute trademark infringement and unfair competition in violation of federal and state laws. Use of National Mom’s Nite Out trademarks may be prohibited, unless expressly authorized.

National Mom’s Nite Out’s trademarks, service marks, trade names, and trade dress are valuable assets. In following these guidelines, you help us protect our valuable trademark rights and strengthen our corporate and brand identities. By using a National Mom’s Nite Out trademark, in whole or in part, you are acknowledging that National Mom’s Nite Out is the sole owner of the trademark and promising that you will not interfere with National Mom’s Nite Out’s rights in the trademark, including challenging National Mom’s Nite Out’s use, registration of, or application to register such trademark, alone or in combination with other words, anywhere in the world, and that you will not harm, misuse, or bring into disrepute any National Mom’s Nite Out trademark. Except for the limited right to use as expressly permitted under these Guidelines, no other rights of any kind are granted hereunder, by implication or otherwise. If you have any questions regarding these guidelines, please contact National Mom’s Nite Out.

Authorized Use of National Mom’s Nite Out Trademarks

Advertising, Promotional, and Event Materials: Only National Mom’s Nite Out and its authorized partners and sponsors may use the National Mom’s Nite Out Logo in advertising, promotional, and event materials. Such authorized parties may use the National Mom’s Nite Out Logo only as specified in their agreement with National Mom’s Nite Out and any associated Guidelines and such use must always be in conjunction with the appropriate terms that define the relationship authorized by their contract with National Mom’s Nite Out.

Unauthorized Use of National Mom’s Nite Out Trademarks

1. Company or Event Name: You may not use or register, in whole or in part, National Mom’s Nite Out any other National Mom’s Nite Out trademark, including National Mom’s Nite Out-owned graphic symbols, logos, icons, or an alteration thereof, as or as part of a company name, trade name, product name, or service name.

2. National Mom’s Nite Out Logo and National Mom’s Nite Out-owned Graphic Symbols: You may not use the National Mom’s Nite Out Logo or any other National Mom’s Nite Out-owned graphic symbol, logo, or icon on or in connection with web sites, events, promotional/advertising materials, or for any other purpose except pursuant to an express written trademark license from National Mom’s Nite Out.

3. Variations, Takeoffs or Abbreviations: You may not use an image of a real National Mom’s Nite Out or other variation of the National Mom’s Nite Out logo for any purpose. Third parties cannot use a variation, phonetic equivalent, foreign language equivalent, takeoff, or abbreviation of a National Mom’s Nite Out trademark for any purpose.

4. Disparaging Manner: You may not use a National Mom’s Nite Out trademark or any other National Mom’s Nite Out-owned graphic symbol, logo, or icon in a disparaging manner.

5. Endorsement or Sponsorship: You may not use National Mom’s Nite trademark, including National Mom’s Nite Out-owned graphic symbols/logos, or icons, in a manner that would imply National Mom’s Nite Out’s affiliation with or endorsement, sponsorship, or support of a third party product or service.

6. Merchandise Items: You may not manufacture, sell or give-away merchandise items, such as T-shirts and mugs, bearing National Mom’s Nite Out trademark, including symbols, logos, or icons, except pursuant to an express written trademark license from National Mom’s Nite Out.

7. Slogans and Taglines: You may not use or imitate a National Mom’s Nite Out slogan or tagline.

8. Domain Names: You may not use an identical or virtually identical National Mom’s Nite Out trademark as a second level domain name.

Rules for Proper Use of National Mom’s Nite Out Trademarks

1. Trademarks are adjectives used to modify nouns; the noun is the generic name of a product or service.

2. As adjectives, trademarks may not be used in the plural or possessive form.

3. An appropriate generic term must appear after the trademark the first time it appears in a printed piece, and as often as is reasonable after that.

4. Always spell and capitalize National Mom’s Nite Out’s trademarks. Do not shorten or abbreviate National Mom’s Nite Out product names. Do not make up names that contain National Mom’s Nite Out trademarks.

Proper Trademark Notice and Attribution

1. Distribution Within the United States Only

a. On websites, promotional emails and event signage that will be distributed only in the United States, use the appropriate trademark symbol (TM, SM, ®) the first time the National Mom’s Nite Out trademark appears in the text of the advertisement, brochure, or other material.

b. Include an attribution of National Mom’s Nite Out’s ownership of its trademarks within the credit notice section of your email or event communication.

Following are the correct formats:

_________ and _______ are registered trademarks of National Mom’s Nite Out Inc.

_________ and _______ are trademarks of National Mom’s Nite Out Inc.

2. Distribution Outside the United States:

a. Do not use trademark symbols on products, events or communications that will be distributed outside the United States.

b. Use one of the following international credit notices:

_________ is a trademark of National Mom’s Nite Out Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

_________ is a trademark of National Mom’s Nite Out Inc.

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