Trademark Status in the United States
We have a trademark on our "Freecycle.org" graphic logo noted below. We do not currently have trademark rights to "FREECYCLE", "THE FREECYCLE NETWORK" and the former Freecycle logo which lacked the ".org" portion within the United States. We ask that all continue to use our "Freecycle" name as per the guidelines below so that we don't weaken our new mark which stands solely for our nonprofit mission and volunteer goodwill. Local groups within the United States should only have references to our having a trademark in the United States for "Freecycle.org", not for "Freecycle", "The Freecycle Network" and/or the former "Freecycle" logo lacking the ".org". We do have a registered mark in Canada, the EU and Australia as well as a common law mark in various other countries for one or more of these marks.