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Logos & Trademarks Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are the logos and trademarks colored?

A: Most of the collection is black & white with approximately 35% in color. Black & white logos and trademarks can be easily opened in Illustrator, FreeHand or CorelDraw and colored to your choice. Please check the content list for availability in color..

Q: Why are some logos and trademarks missing?

A: Some companies and organizations restrict the availability of their logos and trademarks for legal reasons - they generally wish to control very closely the use and display of their registered trademarks, and supply artwork directly to authorized users.

Q: What's the best application to work with the EPS logos?

A: The preferred application for handling EPS files is Adobe Illustrator - this gives you complete vector control over sizing, coloring and manipulating the logos and design symbols. Macromedia FreeHand and Corel Draw work equally well. The EPS logos can be placed in Quark Xpress and Adobe Indesign. There are many other applications that will open or import EPS vector graphics.

Q: Can I use the logos in a bitmap application such as Photoshop?

A: The EPS files can be imported into Adobe Photoshop - you will have to specify the quality and resolution since Photoshop is rasterizing the vector graphic. Normally vector EPS are completely resizable however once you you convert the vector graphic to a bitmap graphic it will become one specific pixel size. A WMF (Windows Meta File) format is available for those who which to use the logos with more basic applications - this format is supplied on the full collection CD-ROM - but for the 18 downloaded Industry categories please email or call to request this special format collection.

Q: What is the Logo and Trademark upgrade path?

A: The updates are handled directly from our registration database. Updates for the full collection are usually between $29 and $49, depending on the size of the update. Providing a registration card has been sent in, clients are notified by mail or email as to the availability of the update. Updates for Logos & Trademarks are usually released in late spring. If you have purchased 45 days prior to an update being issued, the update is free of charge - shipping is $5 within the USA.