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2Moodle Trademark License
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5The name Moodle™ is a registered trademark of the Moodle Trust.
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7A key part of the business model that allows us to produce and
8distribute Moodle as completely Free open source software is that
9we restrict the commercial use of the Moodle trademark to those
10who have contracted to support Moodle development (Moodle Partners).
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12If you are intending to use the name (and/or logo) to advertise
13generic Moodle™ services (eg Moodle Hosting, Moodle Support,
14Moodle Certification, Moodle Training, Moodle Consulting,
15Moodle Customisation, Moodle Courseware Development, Moodle
16Theme design, Moodle Integrations, Moodle Installations, etc)
17or as the name of a software package, then you must seek
18direct permission in writing from the Moodle Trust via the
19moodle.com helpdesk, in accordance with normal trademark
20restrictions.
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22There are no restrictions on how you use the name in other
23contexts (for example, if you use Moodle just to provide
24courses then you can use the name freely to refer to it.)
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26If you aren't sure of a particular case, please ask us via
27http://moodle.com/helpdesk: we'll be happy to either provide
28you with official permission in writing or help you fix
29your wording.
30
31Martin Dougiamas
32Executive Director
33Moodle Trust
34http://moodle.com