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. 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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Licensing Spotlight

Buckeye Fall Fashion Market: A Night of Style and Fandom at Ohio State

Inaugural event hosted on October 26, 2023, at Ohio Stadium

The Ohio State University is excited to present its inaugural Buckeye Fall Fashion Market, a must-attend event for fashion enthusiasts and Buckeye fans alike. This one-of-a-kind shopping event will feature the latest in Ohio State's Fall ‘23 collection from over 20 women's brands.

Ohio State recognizes the demand for a broader range of women's fashion offerings within the collegiate lifestyle apparel space. The university added 14 new women's-specific brands to its portfolio in the last year, including six women-owned businesses. These brands, combined with existing licensees, cater to the preferences of women seeking stylish, high quality lifestyle wear.

The Buckeye Fall Fashion Market on October 26th at Ohio Stadium is one of many steps in the comprehensive commitment to expanding the Ohio State women's fashion business at retail. We invite our fans and fashion enthusiasts to join us for an exciting evening of style, trends, and fandom.

Event Details:

  • Date: October 26th
  • Time: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Location: Ohio Stadium

What to Expect:

  • Get a sneak peek at Ohio State's Spring '24 lines.
  • Shop from a curated selection of over 20 women's brands.
  • Enjoy live music, exciting giveaways, and exclusive fashion looks.
  • Savor delicious hors d'oeuvres.
  • Refresh with drinks available for purchase.
  • Step onto the Scarlet Carpet for a night of fashion and fandom.

Ticket Information:

  • Limited tickets available at $10 per person, which includes parking.
  • Secure your spot by purchasing tickets
  • Children 17 and under are free with an Adult
  • Admission is free for Ohio State students with a valid Buck-ID
  • Order your tickets now!

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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