How Do I Know If A Logo Already Exists?

How do I know if my logo is good?

15 Surefire Ways to Know If Your Logo Is a Keeper15 Logo Design Tips for Non-Designers.1 It tells the story of your brand.

When designing a logo, ask yourself what meaning or message it should communicate.

2 It’s simple.

3 It’s unique.

4 It speaks to your audience.

5 It stands the test of time.

6 It’s versatile.

7 It employs an appropriate typeface.More items….

Can logos be used without permission?

A person or company should never use a trademark or logo without written permission from its owner. To get permission, write a letter to the trademark owner. Include a description of why you are asking and how the logo will be used. … However, even then, third parties cannot use logos without a specific agreement.

A logo may be protected by copyright and also protected as a trade mark. A person who reproduces the logo without permission may then infringe both copyright and any trade mark rights. If a trade mark has not been registered, a person using it may still have rights against others using it or a similar mark.

Can you have the same logo as another company?

Yes, both companies can USE the same trademark to brand the two companies but only ONE company can own that trademark. One must license the mark to the other.

What if my logo looks like someone else’s?

One of the most common forms of infringement occurs when a company attempts to use a logo that looks similar or uses similar language as another copyrighted logo. If the competing logo creates confusion, then its owner could face legal action for infringement.