Chia’s innovation is embodied in its Intellectual Property. Explore Chia’s Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, and Chia’s participation in open-source innovation.
A trademark can be a word, phrase, symbol, or design that distinguishes the source of the goods or services. Chia’s trademarks and brand assets represent the trust and goodwill the global community places in Chia’s technology and services.
The following is a non-exhaustive list of Chia’s trademarks and service marks (as updated from time to time).
When you are authorized to use the Chia® brand and respect the Chia® brand guidelines, you help us ensure the strength of the brand, while protecting the entire community from being misled, confused, or mistreated.
Copyright protects original works of authorship fixed in a tangible medium of expression. Chia is a prolific creator of copyrighted materials, including software and text. Under some circumstances, Chia may grant permission to use a portion of Chia’s copyright library.
Chia routinely authors white papers, implementation guides, and technology documentation and overviews. Chia does not generally license these materials for reproduction or distribution for commercial purposes or permit local hosting of these materials on third-party webpages.
Chia does, however, permit “deep linking" to webpages on www.chia.net and other Chia websites, without additional permission from Chia. See Chia’s Guidelines for usage of Chia Network’s Trademarks and Copyrighted Materials on the Web for more information.
Bona fide educational programs.
Chia expressly authorizes duplication and distribution of Chia’s white papers, green paper, implementation guides, and technology documentation and overviews to students in bona fide educational programs, subject to the following limitations:
Chia authorizes reproduction and modification of any Chia product documentation accompanying such products by End-users, or for distribution within their organization in order to use the products.
Chia allows third parties to use screen captures from publicly accessible chia.net website or other publicly accessible Chia webpages without the need for a written license from Chia, as long as:
The names and likenesses (photographs, drawings, etc.) of Chia executives and employees are protected by publicity and privacy rights and may not be used without prior written permission. Please contact [email protected] for more information.
In addition to the terms described above, all uses of Chia copyrighted materials are subject to Chia Copyright Policy.
Chia’s dedication to innovation is reflected in the quality of its inventions. Chia expanding patent portfolio aligns with its focus on sustainability, security, and inclusivity. In addition to making our inventions available as building blocks under the Apache 2.0 open-source license, Chia is also a proud member of the Crypto Open Patent Alliance.