The Kidlink name trademark
The Kidlink name and logo are service marks of the Kidlink Society. The Kidlink name is a U.S.registered service mark, Reg. No. 2,078,489 with the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) and has been so since 1997-07-15.
- SL – Notice with enclosed USPTO communication, 25 August 2004
- USPTO Notice of acceptance and renewal 22 June 2007
- SL – Renewal Notice, 12 July 2007
- TARR ( * ) web server request results
( * ) TARR: The Trademark Applications and Registrations Retrieval
Online abuse of the name Kidlink
We started to use the name Kidlink back in 1990
We are aware that our original trademark of KIDLINK is in use by other websites which are not involved in global education projects. We have had this trademark since 1990.
Anyone using our name without our permission is liable.
Kidlink project copyright and author recognition
All Kidlink projects have been created by Kidlinkers around the world. They have donated their priojects to Kidlink Association.
E.g. ” DD” (I describe myself, you draw me” has been created by Pia in Milano and then donated to Kidlink Association.
It is important that anyone particpating in DD recognize that the author of DD is Pia and not pretend it is the creation of someone else.
Kidlink association protects its donors and authors.
if we discover that someone pretends to be the author of a project to e.g. win a competition or price, we inform about it in our network and at teacher conferences where we talk about our projects and their authors.
The creative works presented by Kidlink may not be used in ways other than those listed above without permission from the contributor(s) who created them. Kidlink will assist people outside of Kidlink in communicating with the contributors and in negotiating a reasonable fee for the contributors.