450 Licensing Of University Name, Logo, and Symbols
|SUBJECT:||LICENSING OF UNIVERSITY NAME, LOGO AND SYMBOLS|
|AUTHORIZING BODY:||BOARD OF TRUSTEES|
|RESPONSIBLE OFFICE:||UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING|
|DATE ISSUED:||MAY 1994|
|LAST UPDATE:||APRIL 2008|
RATIONALE: To promote and protect the University’s Name and Marks, to encourage OU merchandise sales on and off campus.
POLICY: Any person, business, merchant, vendor or other entity wishing to use the Oakland University Name, Logo, Marks (including athletics and non-athletics marks) or Other Symbols for Commercial or Non-Commercial purposes (including the production of OU items for University promotional purposes), must first obtain approval from the University Communications and Marketing department directly and/or through a procedure that requires use of a Licensed Manufacturer.
SCOPE AND APPLICABILITY: This policy applies to any person, business, merchant, vendor or other entity wishing to use the Oakland University Name, Logo, Marks or Other Symbols for Commercial or Non-Commercial purposes.
Oakland University Name means "Oakland University," “OU,” “Oakland,” “Golden Grizzlies,” “Grizzlies,” or the names of different departments, events, sports or facilities of, or associated with, the University.
PROCEDURES: Members of the OU Community who wish to order OU-Trademarked items for sale or promotional purposes should visit www.oakland.edu/licensing to view an up-to-date list of approved vendors from which to choose. Persons and departments ordering items for resale will be charged a royalty fee. Student organizations must work through their faculty adviser to develop and order OU merchandise.
Licensing Resource GroupMerchandise bearing either or both of the marks shown below may be sold on campus only through the University bookstore and the Athletics department.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Serial Number 755520005 Serial Number 75552010
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