The Office of Trademark & Licensing Services is an independent licensing program that regulates, promotes and protects the use of the university’s name and identifying marks, both on and off campus. It is the campus contact responsible for the use of the Ohio State brand on products and services; university promotions and advertising; sponsorships; affinity programs; and enforcement of the brand.


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Apply for a License

Companies interested in applying for a license with Ohio State must complete the full application process. Only non-apparel applications will be reviewed for consideration. All forms, requirements and information about applying for a license can be found here.


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Student Request

Student Organizations, Sport Club Teams, and Student Greek Orgs can request to use university marks on merchandise and uniforms by completing and submitting a Student Request Form. 


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Ohio State Licensing Spotlight

 

The 2014 Ohio State football season serves as the 125th in the storied history of the Buckeye program. The celebration will be commemorated with special events and promotions throughout the season as well as a commemorative 125th season logo. Ohio State licensees interested in participating in the 125th logo program are able to download the logo from the Ohio State database system (OSUDRM). Approval will be considered as artwork is submitted.

For more information about the celebration of the 125th season of Ohio State Football, please visit www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com


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Department Request

University Departments can request to use university marks on merchandise (apparel and non-apparel) by completing and submitting a Department Request Form for approval.

 

Trademark & Licensing Services will assist departments in the process of registering University Trademarks when requested.


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Current Licensees

Currently licensed companies can find additional information about the licensing program, various forms to use, and local retailer information here.


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