Gonzaga University Licensing
What is a trademark?
What trademarks does Gonzaga University own?
The words "Gonzaga" and "Bulldogs" are trademarked by Gonzaga, but these are common words.
How do I know whether I need permission to use these trademarks?
What is a license?
When do I need a license?
I am making a handmade item for myself, family member or friend but won't sell the item. Do I need a license?
I would like to have a product made to distribute to my employees and/or customers that features my company's logo, as well as a Gonzaga Logo. Do I need a license?
I have a great idea for a Gonzaga product. Who do I contact?
Accordingly, when you send us information about your company, do not include confidential or proprietary information, such as product concepts, designs, ideas, original artwork, or other original create materials or suggestions. This is necessary to prevent possible future misunderstanding when products developed by our own employees or licensees might seem to others to be similar to their own creative work. Further, you should be aware that any items you send to the University could be subject to disclosure under applicable state law. You acknowledge and agree that the University at all times has many products and projects in various stage of development, and that the results of these endeavors may be similar or identical to your own products or projects.
If you ignore this policy and submit any creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, designs or other information (collectively "Unsolicited Submissions"), you hereby assign to the University all rights of every nature and description, in perpetuity, throughout the world, in such Unsolicited Submissions. The Unsolicited Submissions shall be deemed, and shall remain, the sole property of the University. None of the Unsolicited Submissions shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the University's part and the University shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Unsolicited Submissions. Without limitation of the foregoing, the University shall exclusively own all now-known and hereafter existing rights to the Unsolicited Submissions of every kind and nature, throughout the world, and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Unsolicited Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation of any kind to the provider of the Unsolicited Submissions.
What is IMG College Licensing?
Why is it important to purchase officially licensed Gonzaga merchandise?
A trademark holder, Gonzaga is also legally mandated to ensure that only entities with the proper licensing agreement in place are allowed to use Gonzaga's trademarks for commercial purposes.
What can I do if I find a product that appears to be unlicensed?
What products can be licensed?
What are the costs associated in becoming a licensee?
How long will it take for Gonzaga to review my licensing application if I am applying for a Gonzaga license through IMGCL?
Can I set up a booth on campus to sell my Gonzaga merchandise on days of athletics events?
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