We often receive requests to remove logos from Wikipedia, and explain that it is legal to use a logo to illustrate Wikipedia articles about a company. In an unusual case from November 2019, we received a Digital Millennium Copyright Act notice from a European company that did not mind if their logo was on the projects—but asked us to remove a slightly modified version of the logo. They were worried it might confuse readers, and be mistaken for their real brand. We performed a fair use analysis as to the modified logo, and decided it should be removed from Wikimedia Commons. The company’s true logo can still be found on Wikipedia, alongside articles about the company and their products.

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