If I’m an intern writer for a company, can I use their logo on my business card where I advertise my profile which is on their site?

The card is not for me to write for other people. It is more so to get views on my profile and written articles, which in turn would create more traffic to the company website.

Asked on July 29, 2012 under Business Law, New York

Answers:

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

The best way to ascertain whether or not the company that you are doing an internship for will allow you to use its logo on your own business card is to ask your supervisor if you can or not. If allowed, make sure you get written permission to do so.

Ordinarily my answer to your question absent a request to your manager to do so would be "no".


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