Quick Answer: Who Owns WiFi Trademark?

Is the WiFi logo copyrighted?

Don’t worry about copyright, the WiFi logo is registered by the Wi-Fi Alliance and can be downloaded and used under the Creative Commons license.

Phil Belanger, a founding member of the Wi-Fi Alliance who presided over the selection of the name “Wi-Fi”, has stated that Interbrand invented Wi-Fi as a pun upon the word hi-fi. Interbrand also created the Wi-Fi logo. The yin-yang Wi-Fi logo indicates the certification of a product for interoperability.

Is WiFi a brand?

The name is sometimes written as WiFi, Wifi, or wifi, but these are not approved by the Wi-Fi Alliance. IEEE is a separate, but related, organization and their website has stated “WiFi is a short name for Wireless Fidelity”.

Is the Wi Fi Alliance a non profit standards organization what is their goal?

Wi-Fi Alliance is a non-profit organization that promotes Wi-Fi technology and certifies Wi-Fi products if they conform to certain standards of interoperability.