This document (the `Policy`) sets the conditions under which you may use the registered, unregistered, licensed trademarks, service marks, logotypes, trade dress, trade names, product names, images, and slogans (collectively, the `Marks`), which belong to TTK Prestige Limited, having its Registered Office at Plot No.38, SIPCOT Industrial Complex, Hosur – 635126, State of Tamil Nadu, Republic of India, and its Corporate Office at No.1/1, and 1/2, Nagarjuna Castle, Wood Street, Ashok Nagar, Richmond Town, Bengaluru – 560025, State of Karnataka, Republic of India (`TTK`, `we`), in promotional, advertising, or reference materials. We are happy when people use our Marks but you have to understand that TTK’s Marks are valuable assets for us and we wish to make the rules of such use clear for everyone.
The Intent of this Policy.
This Policy is intended to balance competing interests and provide clarity on what is acceptable practice for the Marks use. On the one hand, we need to ensure that the TTK`s Marks are and remain reliable indicators of the quality, safety and reliability that customers expect from our offerings. TTK highly values the trust of its customers, potential customers, vendors and partners, and we protect our trademark rights to ensure those expectations can be met now and in the future. On the other hand, we would like to ensure that our customers, potential customers, partners, authorized resellers, and vendors to use TTK`s Marks in ways that are reasonable and unlikely to create confusion and have guidance on those uses that we consider acceptable.
The Policy applies to all uses of TTK`s Marks and is in addition to the terms of any other permission we may have granted you regarding use of our Marks, unless otherwise specifically stated in the written consent to such use signed by TTK’s authorized signatory.
Except for the limited rights to use as expressly permitted under this Policy, no other rights of any kind are granted hereunder, by implication or otherwise. If you wish to use any of TTK`s Marks in a manner that is not expressly permitted by this Policy, or otherwise permitted by a legal exception such as fair use, please contact our Authorized Representative/s. We will be happy to consider your request. No matter how your use is authorized, any goodwill generated by use of the Marks shall inure solely to the benefit of TTK.
TTK may review this Policy from time to time and update its provisions. Please consult this Policy regularly and keep pace.
TTK Marks include any and all registered and unregistered, licensed trademarks or service marks owned or used by TTK, including logos, logotypes, trade dress, trade names, product names, images, slogans.
TTK owns the Prestige® brand with different suffixes and is the Registered owner of the Trademark Prestige in India.
TTK is the exclusive license of the Trademark Judge®, with different suffixes in India. The Trademark Judge® is owned by M/s. Horwood Homewares Ltd.
General Principles of Use for TTK Marks.
The following general requirements apply to all users of the TTK Marks.
No use without permission.
You may not use TTK Marks unless specifically permitted under this Policy, or pursuant to TTK’s written consent, including the following use:
in the name of your business, product, service, app, or other offering;
in domain names and social media accounts and communities names, because consumers who see those are likely to assume that they are official TTK services and accounts;
on promotional merchandise that you are selling or distributing.
in any advertising (creative, digital, social, PPC or otherwise);
in any metatags or any other “hidden text” utilizing any TTK Marks.
Use the full and exact Marks
TTK`s Marks should always be used in their full, exact, most-up-to-date form and color. You may not alter, animate or distort the Marks or combine them with your own trademarks or any other symbols, words, images or designs, or incorporate them into a tagline or slogan, change the color, font, proportions, or any other aspect of our graphic Marks.
Highlight use of the registered Marks and give credits our Marks.
While not mandatory, but we would appreciate if you mention TTK`s registered trademarks and service marks with accompanied by a «TM» symbol (“™”), to indicate that it is a trademark; you may also use the «R in a circle» symbol (“®”), if the Mark in question in a registered Mark. If you are not sure, using the «TM» symbol (“™”) is fine. Do not use the «R in a circle» symbol (“®”) Mark on any Marks that are not registered in the jurisdiction of use.
The following notice text should appear somewhere near your first or most prominent mention of TTK Marks: [Prestige®] is a trademark or registered trademark of TTK Prestige Limited, in India. All rights reserved.
No Place for Misleading.
Any use you make of TTK Marks must not confuse consumers, and the TTK Marks must not be used in any manner that is false or misleading. So, for example, you may not use TTK Marks in a manner that falsely implies an endorsement or sponsorship, partnership by, or an affiliation with, TTK if no such relationship exists. You may not use TTK Marks in a manner that may diminish, harm, or otherwise damage the reputation of TTK or the goodwill associated with the TTK Marks.
You may not use a trademark, domain name, or logos that imitates or could be confused with our Marks or falsely suggests affiliation with us.
Respect our Marks.
You may not overlap our Marks with shapes or photos. Do not associate our Marks with any vulgar, obscene, indecent or unlawful materials.
Specific Requirements and Limitations for Use of the TTK Marks
Publications, seminars and conferences use guidelines.
You may use the Marks in the title or description of publications, seminars, and conferences if:
the Marks are directly related to a specific TTK product or service that is referenced in the publication, seminar or conference;
you express your experiences, recommendations, comments about TTK products and services. In this case, please express that these opinions are your own, use generic terms to accompany the TTK Mark, such as «service», «portal», «product» etc. to help people understand what you are talking about;
you use screenshots of TTK product pages, but do not alter the screenshot except to resize it, do not use portions of screenshots, do not include screenshots in your product or user interface, do not use screenshots that contain third-party content, and do not use screenshots that contain an image or name of an identifiable individual or any other personal data.
You may not use the Marks:
as the leading word or most prominent element in your publication, seminar, or conference title without our specific written consent;
more prominently than your product or service name (e.g., in a larger typeface or higher on the page);
in a way that could damage TTK`s reputation or goodwill. For example, you cannot use our Marks in any manner that disparages TTK or our products or services or portrays TTK in a false, competitively adverse or poor light.
If you include a trademark footnote in your materials to give notice of ownership of your trademarks or third-party trademarks, you must add the following wording to your trademark footnote: «All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners».
Partners and vendors.
You may not use the Marks to identify us as your partner or client unless we provide you a written consent specifying what Marks you can use and how you can use them. For example, if TTK is your client, and the contract between is silent regarding your use of our Marks, it does not mean you can use our Marks, it means that you should request permission in writing from us.
If you are an authorized TTK reseller, you may use the Marks according to the terms of the agreement between you and TTK. In addition to the rules listed above, the following general rules are applicable:
resellers always must include the symbol ® or ™ as appropriate on all materials using the Marks;
resellers must obtain the Marks from the Authorized Representative of TTK;
resellers may not register the Marks in any jurisdiction or territory and will assign all registrations to TTK, or adopt, use, or attempt to register any Marks in any jurisdiction or territory that are confusingly similar to the Marks or in such a way as to create marks using the Marks.
reseller must obtain TTK`s written approval before the Marks usage, distribution or display;
at TTK`s request, resellers must promptly modify or stop using the Marks if TTK finds that such usage does not comply with current Marks usage policies or guidelines.
By using ours Marks, in whole or in part, you are acknowledging that TTK is the sole owner of the Marks and promising that you will not interfere with TTK`s rights in the Marks, including challenging the Marks` use, or registering or attempting to register the Marks, alone or in combination with other words, anywhere in the world, and that you will not harm, misuse, or bring into dispute any of TTK`s Marks.
By using our Marks, you agree that TTK is the sole owner of the Marks and all associated goodwill. TTK will be the sole beneficiary of any goodwill associated with your use of the Marks.
TTK reserves all rights not expressly granted herein.
TTK may revoke the permissions generally or as applied to your use, at any time at its sole discretion.
Reporting Abuse of the Marks
We appreciate your cooperation with TTK in any legal action, at TTK`s expense, to prevent or halt any unauthorized activity with respect to the use of the Marks. Please report any misuse of the TTK`s Marks to us, and provide us with as much information as you can about the use you think might be infringing. We will investigate the use, and if warranted, take appropriate action in our sole discretion.
If you would like to use the TTK Marks in a manner that is not covered by this Policy, or if you have any questions regarding this Policy, please contact us.