Copyright & Trademark Permission Request Instructions
Effective August 1, 2019
Please review the instructions below and submit the Copyright & Trademark Permission Request Form to request permission to reproduce copyrighted materials and/or trademarks owned, managed and/or sublicensed by New Meridian. Allow 2 to 3 weeks for processing; incomplete forms can not be processed.
Unless specifically stated herein, or specifically stated on the materials, no copyrighted material or other content made available through this Website may be performed, distributed, downloaded, uploaded, modified, reused, reproduced, reposted, retransmitted, disseminated, sold, published, broadcast or circulated or otherwise used in any manner whatsoever without express written permission from New Meridian. Any modification of the content, or any portion thereof, or use of the content for any other purpose constitutes an infringement of New Meridian’s copyrights and other proprietary rights.
Commercial vs. Noncommercial Use
Commercial use means use of materials in any manner that is intended for commercial advantage or private monetary compensation. This includes school sponsored test-prep courses, if there is additional compensation involved.
Noncommercial use means use of materials in a manner that is not intended for commercial advantage or private monetary compensation. This includes most classroom settings.
Resource Item Sets (including Item Sets, Keys, Alignment Documents and Sample Student Responses)
Commercial Use: Released Item Sets (and their component parts) are NOT available for commercial license and may not be used in a test prep course or other commercial setting.
Noncommercial Use: There is no need to request written permission if you only intend to print and/or copy a Released Item Set (or any component part) to be used in an in-classroom educational, noncommercial setting.
Copies of the Released Item Set (or any component part) should be distributed directly to students only. Pages should be copied exactly as they appear and not altered in any way, so that the copyright notice remains intact. Distribution should be limited to one copy per student and the copy must be distributed as a stand-alone document and not incorporated into your own handout or test booklet.
To request permission for noncommercial use of any other materials not outlined above, please fill out the Copyright & Trademark Permission Request Form.
No further permission is necessary to temporarily download one copy of any other publication (i.e. not a part of a Resource Item Set) on this Website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing.
If you wish to use an excerpt from a publication contained or presented on this Website, or intend to include any online or printed article (in whole or in part) published by New Meridian in your own publication, brochure, or commercial product, you must complete the Copyright & Trademark Permission Request Form to request written permission
There is no need to obtain written permission if you only wish to link to this Website.
Note: The New Meridian logo is not permitted to be used on third-party websites. You must use the www.newmeridiancorp.org text link or Web page URL instead. For more information about obtaining permission to use New Meridian trademarks or logos, see “Trademarks” below.
The trademarks and logos used on New Meridian’s website and in publications, marketing and other branding materials are owned by New Meridian or the respective trademark owner. Use of any New Meridian trademark is not permitted without express written consent. Please fill out the Copyright & Trademark Permission Request Form to request permission to use any such trademark.