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No restriction to third party rights
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Any license to use copyrighted material, including the Creative Commons license, comprises only the usage rights of copyrighted material and does not include permission to use protected trademarks, such as, but not restricted to, the DLR logo and its components as well as other elements of the DLR corporate identity such as the “Blue Earth”. The DLR logo and its components may not be used by people who are not DLR employees or who do not have a DLR license for usage. You must ask the trademark owner for each individual case of use for his or her permission to use the protected trademark.
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If you would like to inquire about individual rights of use for DLR´s copyrighted content on this website, please contact:
Dr. Elisabeth Schöpfer
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V.
Earth Observation Center
Münchener Straße 20
Email: elisabeth.schoepfer [at] dlr.de
Rights of use for content if the copyright holder is not DLR