Intellectual Property

Apple’s innovation is embodied in its Intellectual Property, including Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights. To learn more about Apple’s Intellectual Property policies, please click on one of the links below.

FRAND Licensing Principles for SEPs

A statement on fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (FRAND) licensing of standard essential patents (SEPs).

Read our statement

Guidelines for Using Apple Trademarks and Copyrights

Guidelines for parties wishing to use Apple’s trademarks, service marks or images.

See the guidelines

Rights and Permissions

Information on how to request Rights and Permissions to use Apple copyrighted materials.

Learn about Rights and Permissions

.Apple TLD Policies

Terms and Policies that apply to the .Apple Top‑Level Domain.

Learn about .Apple

Infringement Claims

How to submit claims of infringement concerning:

Unsolicited Idea Submission Policy

Apple or any of its employees do not accept or consider unsolicited ideas. Our policy is available on the link below.

Read our policy