The GNOME name and logo are trademarks of the GNOME Foundation. They are valuable assets, and should be used responsibly and in accordance with the following guidelines.
The word “GNOME” can be used to refer to the GNOME Project, its activities and products.
The GNOME logo should be used as provided, in either the horizontal or vertical orientation. It can be resized, although you should ensure that the letters remain legible. The aspect ratio must be preserved.
Always ensure that the logo is:
Third parties may use the GNOME name to make true factual statements about the GNOME project and its products. In doing so, they should not state or imply that the GNOME Project produces, endorses, or supports them, their products and/or services, unless they have explicit written permission to do so.
The GNOME name should be identified as a registered trademark using the “circled-R” symbol — ®.
If you are a third party and want to use the GNOME logo, you must first must obtain written permission from the GNOME Foundation.
Additional legal guidelines can be found in the Trademark Usage Guidelines for Third Parties.
If you are in any doubt about the use of the GNOME trademarks, or if you want to obtain permisssion to use them, please contact the GNOME Foundation.