Many associations have a logo associated with the name of their association. This may appear on entrance monuments, newsletter mastheads and communications to owners. As one association in Florida is realizing, the use of the logo developed by a developer or real estate agent in connection with the development of the community may not be legal.Read article. Oftentimes the logo is trademarked and can not be used without a license or other permission of the owner of the trademark. If your association has recently transitioned from developer control you should verify who owns the trademarked logo. And, regardless of transition, if you have a logo, the board should determine if the logo is trademarked and if not, do so. Trademarking can prevent unauthorized use by rogue owners in the community, competing groups, etc. For more information on trademarks click here

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