This Permission Agreement (“Agreement”) is between Becton, Dickinson and Company (“BD”) and [individual or organization name] (“Grantee”). BD thanks you for your interest and desire to collaborate to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR) as part of the I’m a resistance fighter™ awareness, communication and coalition building campaign.
As the owner of the I’m a resistance fighter™ trademark, BD grants to Grantee the permission to use, royalty free, the I’m a resistance fighter™ trademark for communication purposes in printed and electronic materials intended to promote public awareness of AMR. Grantee accepts this Permission Agreement from BD and agrees that it will only utilize the I’m a resistance fighter™ trademark: a) in the format shown on the attached style guide (design template) to achieve consistency among all campaign participants; and b) solely for the purpose of informing clinicians, laboratory and health workers, patients and the general public about the risks of AMR and what can be done to combat this medical issue. If Grantee seeks to use the trademark in any other format or for any other purpose, it will seek approval from BD separately in these instances.
Grantee gives BD permission to share Grantee’s I’m a resistance fighter™ messages as part of the Antimicrobial Resistance Fighter campaign library. If BD identifies other opportunities to share Grantee’s messages in formats such as paid and social media, in a manner consistent with the public interest in combatting antimicrobial resistance, BD will seek approval separately from Grantee for these instances.
BD gives Grantee permission to utilize I’m a resistance fighter™ messages on Grantee’s website and also to include a link on Grantee’s website to the Resistance Fighter internet portal. If Grantee identifies other opportunities to share BD messages in other formats, Grantee will seek BD approval separately in these instances.
In return for BD granting this permission, Grantee recognizes and agrees that BD is the owner of the I’m a resistance fighter™ trademark relating to promoting public awareness of AMR. Grantee agrees that it shall use this trademark solely as set forth herein. Grantee’s use of the I’m a resistance fighter™ trademark confirms Grantee’s agreement to all of the terms of this Permission Agreement. Grantee agrees that it will not use the I’m a resistance fighter™ trademark in any way that may bring BD or the I’m a resistance fighter™ trademark into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule, or which offends the general public so as to damage the reputation of BD or other organizations participating in this campaign.
Grantee hereby indemnifies BD, its officers, employees and shareholders from and against any loss, claim, liability, damage, action or cause of action arising from or related to their use of the I’m a resistance fighter™ trademark other than as granted herein. This Permission Agreement may be revoked by BD in its sole discretion at any time by providing notice to Grantee.