Use of Harvard's Name

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The Harvard Trademark Program administers the University’s Use-of-Name policies and guidelines, which govern the manner in which Harvard schools, departments, units, student organizations, and the wider Harvard community may use the Harvard names and insignias through representations that are appropriate, accurate, and in accord with the following applicable policies and guidelines: Policy on the Use of Harvard Names and Insignias, Use of Harvard Names and Insignias in Electronic Contexts, Endorsement Guidelines, Harvard’s Name and Alcoholic Beverages and other policies and guidelines with use-of-name components such as Principles Governing Commercial Activities, Guidelines for Events at Harvard University Sponsored by For-Profit Entities, and all other “Related Policies & Guidelines.”

In its commitment to make certain that all uses of the Harvard name by the Harvard community are in accord with the above referenced policies, the Trademark Program works closely with representatives from Harvard’s schools, departments, and units to address issues pertaining to the policies.

All inquiries about the Use-of-Name policies or any other “name-related” matters should be directed to the Trademark Program; in some cases, the review process may involve consultation with relevant administrators from Harvard Schools, departments and units.

To access the various policies related to the use of Harvard's name click here.