In circumstances in which one company (the licensor) has licensed one or more of its trademarks (not a Bluetooth® Trademark) to another company (the licensee), and the licensee intends to also use Bluetooth Trademarks on products, the licensee may complete qualification for the respective products provided one of the below are true:
- The licensor company is a member of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), the licensee (a) has documented proof of a license agreement existing between the two companies that authorize the use of the licensor’s brand(s) and the sub-licensed Bluetooth Trademarks, and (b) the licensee is operating under the licensor’s control and supervision (pursuant to Section 2.1 of the Bluetooth Trademark License Agreement)
- The licensor company is not a member of Bluetooth SIG but the licensee is a member of Bluetooth SIG, and the licensee has documented proof of a license agreement existing between the two companies that authorize the use of the licensor’s brand(s) in connection with the relevant products.
The documentation of this license agreement must be provided to the Bluetooth SIG in the event of auditing or enforcement.
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