Trademarks

This page provides a list of some of the most commonly used UC Berkeley trademarks, examples of inappropriate trademark modifications, and links to applicable resources.

UC BERKELEY TRADEMARKS

UC Berkeley owns and controls its name(s) and other marks and insignias that have become associated with the University. Examples of UC Berkeley trademarks include the name of the University, abbreviations of the name (Cal, UC Berkeley), the University seals, and logos such as Cal script, bear paw, Golden Bears, and other distinctive names and visual images.

REGISTERED TRADEMARKS

The following UC Berkeley trademarks have been registered in one or more classifications within the United States and / or International territories.

WORD MARKS

  • University of California Berkeley ®
  • UC Berkeley ®
  • Golden Bears ®

Registered word marks are protected by federal trademark law whenever they appear in association with goods or services (for the registered classification) and when reproduced with any typeface.

DESIGN MARKS



Registered design marks must be used exactly as registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. No variation to the mark is permitted other than, and only when authorized, changing the color.

EXAMPLES OF UNAUTHORIZED OR INAPPROPRIATE MODIFICATIONS OF UC BERKELEY TRADEMARKS