Trademark Licensing Information

The names, Michigan Tech, Michigan Technological University, and their accompanying visual marks are registered trademarks of Michigan Technological University.  The use of the Michigan Tech name, logos, seals, and/or other symbols of Michigan Technological University, in commercial venture, even fund raising or promotional activities requires prior written approval.

Michigan Tech has partnered with the Licensing Resource Group (LRG) to manage the Michigan Tech Trademark Program.

LRG is a trademark managing company which specializes in collegiate licensing and branding.  LRG represents more than 180 universities, colleges, athletic conferences nationwide.

How can I obtain a license and how do I know if a vendor is licensed?

Vendors producing Michigan Tech merchandise must be licensed to do so even if the end use of the merchandise is not commercial sales.  

For information on how to become a licensed vendor of merchandise for sale, please visit the LRG website at the following link:

http://www.lrgusa.com/apply.php.html

For information on how to become licensed to produce promotional products not intended for commercial sale, please contact Robin Kolehmainen at 906-487-1979 or rakolehm@mtu.edu.

If you would like to see a current list of our licensed vendors please visit the LRG website at the following link:

http://lrgusa.com/licensing/vendor-list/

How can I tell if a product is licensed?

Look for the Collegiate License Product (CLP) label.  If a label or other notation indicating CLP is missing, it is probably not a licensed product.  For more information regarding CLP please visit the LRG website at the following link:

http://www.lrgusa.com/clp_label_info.php.html

For more information please contact Robin Kolehmainen at 906-487-1927 or rakolehm@mtu.edu.