Every company, business and enterprise is related to a brand and logo that make them unique, and even the smallest have their own as basic or simple design as it may be. Of course, this unique and original logo and brand name can never be used again by others, since this are related to one business and corporation only, in which thousands of dollars are invested to relate the brand with a market and customers, not to mention the creativity effort.
In this way, logos, names and product brands come to be part of intellectual property, which are the same time are protected under the law of copyright, in which any company and business with registered trademarks and products are involved. For example, Microsoft Copyright is the way in which the company from Redmond establishes its rights in terms of rights to use names and brands, in any way and situations and including exceptions and conditions.
Characteristics of the Microsoft Copyright statement
In details, the Microsoft Copyright establishes the conditions, uses and exceptions of the brands related and created by the Microsoft Corporation, along with logos, sub-products and services, name and trademarks, which cannot be used for commercial profit under any circumstance, without the further notice the company.
This involves retailers and wholesalers installing OEM operating systems like Windows and other solutions like Office, which must notify and pay the company for the use of the names, brands and logos on the computers and devices created under the platform of Windows and related operating systems created by Microsoft.
In the same way, all rights are reserved and any information related to brands and logos that are copyrighted cannot be used under any circumstance, and this also include solutions in all the departments and Microsoft line of product, for software, hardware and divisions like XBOX, Skype, Azure, Visual Studio and more, being subject under the same statement.