foursquare®, 4SQ® and Check-in™ and certain graphics, logos, badges, designs, page headers, button icons, and scripts, are trademarks, service marks and trade dress of Foursquare Labs, Inc. ("Foursquare") in the U.S. and other countries, (the "Foursquare Marks"). We support and encourage ideas, services, and tools that utilize and supplement the foursquare® services. However, we are quite serious about protecting our reputation and brand identity. To help us achieve this goal, you must follow these guidelines.
Foursquare must be to able assure the public that only the products and services offered, sponsored, or endorsed by Foursquare actually bear the Foursquare Marks. Trademark law requires that we not only protect against improper use of the Foursquare Marks, but also protect against use of confusingly similar marks.
In order for you to help us protect our Foursquare Marks, we ask the following:
The Do Nots.
You shall ensure that the presentation of the Foursquare Marks shall be consistent with Foursquare's own use of the Foursquare Marks in comparable media. From time to time, Foursquare may provide you with guidelines for the size, typeface, colors and other graphic characteristics of the Foursquare Marks, which, upon delivery to you, shall be deemed to be incorporated into these Trademark and Brand Feature Guidelines.
You may not use the Foursquare Marks on any merchandise without our permission. We have officially licensed merchandise available at http://store.foursquare.com/. If we are not currently providing the merchandise that you are looking for, there is a good chance we will making it available soon. Also, if you have a great idea, please feel free to suggest it to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you use our API in your application or service, we require the following:
“This [application/service] uses the foursquare® application programming interface but is not endorsed or certified by Foursquare Labs, Inc. All of the foursquare® logos (including all badges) and trademarks displayed on this [application/service] are the property of Foursquare Labs, Inc.”
If you do not follow these Trademark and Brand Feature Guidelines, we reserve the right to discontinue providing our API to you.
For more information on the use of the Foursquare Marks if you use the API, please see: Trademark Guidelines 101 for Developers.
If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use the Foursquare Marks. To help us address future branding concerns, we may modify these Trademark and Brand Feature Guidelines from time to time without notice to you. You are responsible for complying with any modified terms and therefore review and become familiar with any modifications. If you do not comply with these Trademark and Brand Feature Guidelines, you do not have any right to use the Foursquare Marks.