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Logo Misuse

Consistent and accurate presentation of our logo reinforces awareness of our brand and ensures the legal protection of our identity. To help avoid misuse, follow the guidelines and standards shown in this tool, and use only approved logo files.

  • Do not create a custom logo for specific purposes. This dilutes our identity.
  • Do not alter the logo in any way by changing or adding elements, or only using portions of it.
  • Never change the logo’s color or orientation.
  • Do not delete the shield or the Dome from the JHM logo.
  • Do not use the JHM logotype without the shield or Dome.
  • Do not redraw the logo in any way.
  • Do not change the font.
  • Do not delete or substitute the word “Medicine.”
  • Do not change scale, skew or rotate any logo
  • Do not change the design of any logo
  • Do not change or vary the colors of any logo
  • Do not combine the logo or shield/icon with any other design, graphic, text or other element
  • Do not substitute a letter in a word with the JHM shield or Dome
  • Do not horizontally or vertically distort the logo.
  • Do not change the scale of the shield.
  • Do not change the arrangement of the preferred logo lockup.
  • Do not change the color of the symbol or name.
  • Do not outline the symbol or name.
  • Do not violate the clear space or place the logo within a shape.
  • Do not apply a drop shadow.

The Johns Hopkins logos are trademarked and may never be altered or combined with another organization’s name or logo. This includes, but is not limited to, vendors, technology licensees, research funders, donors, commercial or industry affiliated programs, members, and collaborators.
Or in a manner that endorses or implies endorsement of a non-Johns Hopkins entity, or programs, products or services by a non-Johns Hopkins third party, is prohibited.

Need an approved logo?

Use only Johns Hopkins Medicine-approved logos available for download.

Examples of misuse cases are below.

image showing ways the johns hopkins log should not be used

second image showing ways the johns hopkins log should not be used