FINANCE AND MANAGEMENT

TRADEMARK LICENSING

  

              


Buffalo State's Trademark Licensing Program protects, and promotes the proper use of, this institution's name, marks and logos. Buffalo State closely monitors use of its name, marks and logos to ensure that the integrity of its trademark rights is maintained in all products, promotions, and publications. 

Buffalo State's name, marks and logos include letters, words, names, trade names, department names, crestmarks, logos, seals and other symbols that have come to be associated with Buffalo State, in any form.  All proposed products employing Buffalo State's name, marks and logos must meet standard requirements established by the campus Trademark Licensing Office (716-878-3561). 

Resources for the Campus Community

Campus offices, departments, organizations and associations wishing to use Buffalo State's name, marks, or logos must do so in compliance with Buffalo State guidelines.  Please contact the Trademark Licensing Office or the Procurement Services Office to learn more about properly using  Buffalo State's name, marks and logos in products and promotions. 

A list of Buffalo State's licensed vendors is available on the Website of Licensing Resource Group.

Buffalo State will not license its name or marks in connection with certain goods.  Items excluded from licensing may not be produced with any campus names, marks or logos.

Resources for Prospective Vendors

Vendors interested in licensing with Buffalo State may contact Licensing Resource Group to begin the application process.  We appreciate your interest, and we hope to work with you in the future!

Please note that items produced using Buffalo State marks must comply with the State University of New York Anti-Sweatshop Policy, which advances the goal of avoiding licensing of the University's marks to companies that fail to eliminate sweatshop conditions in manufacturing.