MasterFormat Terms of Use & Licensing

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MasterFormat Terms of Use & Licensing

CSI endeavors to safeguard the efforts of its members and others who have contributed to the development of its documents and standards by protecting its intellectual property rights. To help do so and also promote the use of its formats and standards, CSI has established three categories of use for MasterFormat, with separate license terms for each:

  1. Organization Internal Use/Individual Use
  2. Public Use
  3. Proprietary Use

For more information on these categories of use and license terms, please download the resource documents below. If you have any questions, please contact CSI at

Resources for this section

CSI MasterFormat License Agreement (PDF)

CSI MasterFormat Proprietary Use (PDF)

CSI MasterFormat Terms of Use (PDF)