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Copyright and Trademark Permission Request

Copyright Request Form    Trademark Request Form

The American Nurses Association, American Nurses Credentialing Center and American Nurses Foundation (collectively, "ANA") retain the right to restrict or deny the use of their respective registered or unregistered copyrighted works.

Permission to use is limited by each specific request, requestor, and designated use. Permission is not transferable unless expressly stated in the license agreement. ANA strictly prohibit the creation of derivative works (such as, without limitation, translations, alterations, abridgments, etc.) and does not grant permission for unknown future technologies or exclusive rights. All requestors are expected to supply to ANA, free of charge, the work or product encompassing the requested ANA intellectual property.

To request permission, please click below on the appropriate link for the type of ANA material you wish to use. Permission must be requested in writing by completing the "Copyright Permission Request Form" by clicking the submit button once the form is complete.

Once the request has been evaluated and approved by appropriate staff, you will receive an email from us for you to agree to the permission terms using Docusign. It is very important to ensure your email address is correct.

Permission requests are handled in the order that they are received. Please allow a minimum of two (2) weeks for ANA to process your request. Should we need to contact you for clarification, this will reset the process clock.

The American Nurses Credentialing Center is part of the ANA Enterprise, which comprises the American Nurses Association, the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and the American Nurses Foundation.

The American Nurses Association, American Nurses Credentialing Center, and American Nurses Foundation (collectively, "ANA") retain the right to restrict or deny the use of their respective registered or unregistered trademarks and service marks, and their respective registered or unregistered copyrighted works.

Permission to use is limited by each specific request, requestor, and designated use. Permission is not transferable unless expressly stated in the license agreement.

For organizations to apply for permission, please use the forms below. Media are encouraged to download and use the logos found on our Enterprise Logos page.

Copyright policy

All materials posted on this site are subject to copyrights owned by the American Nurses Association, Inc. (ANA) and other individuals or entities. Any reproduction, retransmission, or republication (in whole or in part) of any document or information found on this site is expressly prohibited, unless otherwise agreed to by ANA or other copyright owner and expressly granted in writing to consent to reproduce, retransmit, or republish the material. All other rights reserved.

The names, trademarks, service marks, and logos of ANA appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise to indicate ANA's sponsorship of or affiliation with any product or service, without ANA's prior express written permission. All other trade and/or services marks are the property of the respective entities and may not be used without their express permission. ANA is not responsible for the misuse of other trade and/or service marks by individuals or entities not employed by the American Nurses Association.

Although the ANA site includes links providing direct access to other Internet sites, ANA takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on those other sites, and does not exert any editorial or other control over those other sites.

ANA is providing information and services on the Internet as a benefit and service in furtherance of ANA's nonprofit and tax-exempt status. ANA makes no representations about the suitability of this information and these services for any purpose.

The American Nurses Association is part of the ANA Enterprise, which comprises the American Nurses Association, the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and the American Nurses Foundation.

Copyright permission request process

To request permission, please click below on the appropriate link for the type of ANA material you wish to use. Permission must be requested in writing by completing the "Copyright Permission Request Form" by clicking the submit button once the form is complete. Once the request has been evaluated and approved by appropriate staff, you will receive an email from us for you to agree to the permission terms using DocuSign. It is very important to ensure your email address is correct. Permission requests are handled in the order that they are received. Please allow a minimum of two (2) weeks for ANA to process your request. Should we need to contact you for clarification, this will reset the process clock. NOTE: The American Nurses Association, American Nurses Credentialing Center, and American Nurses Foundation (collectively, "ANA") retain the right to restrict or deny the use of their respective registered or unregistered copyrighted works. Permission to use is limited by each specific request, requestor, and designated use. Permission is not transferable unless expressly stated in the license agreement. ANA strictly prohibit the creation of derivative works (such as, without limitation, translations, alterations, abridgments, etc.) and does not grant permission for unknown future technologies or exclusive rights. All requestors are expected to supply to ANA, free of charge, the work or product encompassing the requested ANA intellectual property.

The American Nurses Association, American Nurses Credentialing Center, and American Nurses Foundation (collectively, "ANA") retain the right to restrict or deny the use of their respective registered or unregistered trademarks and service marks.

Permission to use is limited by each specific request, requestor, and designated use. Permission is not transferable.

Trademark permission request

To request permission, please click below on the appropriate link for the trademark you wish to use. Permission must be requested in writing by completing the "Trademark Permission Request Form" and clicking the submit button once the form is complete. Once the request has been evaluated by appropriate staff, you will receive an email from us for you to agree to the permission terms using Docusign. It is very important to ensure your email address is correct. Permission requests are handled in the order that they are received. Please allow a minimum of two (2) weeks to process your request. Should we need to contact you for clarification, this will reset the process clock. NOTE: The American Nurses Association, American Nurses Credentialing Center, and American Nurses Foundation (collectively, "ANA") retain the right to restrict or deny the use of their respective registered or unregistered trademarks and service marks. Permission to use is limited by each specific request, requestor, and designated use. Permission is not transferable.

The American Nurses Association, American Nurses Credentialing Center, and American Nurses Foundation (collectively, "ANA") retain the right to restrict or deny the use of their respective registered or unregistered trademarks and service marks.

Permission to use is limited by each specific request, requestor, and designated use. Permission is not transferable.

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