Mark misuse: Avatar

The incorrect avatar use on this page is representative of the ways in which marks are often misused. The incorrect use of a mark tends to give license to, and spawn, other misuses.

Never redraw or try to recreate our avatar. Any modification of our shield diminishes its impact and weakens our legal protection. Only authorized artwork may be used.

Do not change the size of the avatar

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Do not crop the avatar

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Do not reposition the avatar

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Do not distort or add special effects

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Do not add any names to the avatar

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Do not use the reverse shield

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Do not use photographs as the avatar

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Do not use any previous avatars

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Do not use names as the avatar

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Do not alter the colors

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