Trademark & Licensing at Grambling State University
Grambling State University (GSU) Trademark Licensing, managed by the Office of Advancement, protects the reputation and goodwill of GSU through the control of the appearance of its name and distinguishing marks in the marketplace and elsewhere. Through a partnership with the Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), we monitor commercial and internal use of GSU marks, name and logos. We promote and advance Grambling State University by keeping its name and distinguishing marks in the public eye and through association with only quality goods and services. Please help us keep the GSU brand strong and request a license before printing or producing materials bearing the University’s name.
Grambling State University (GSU) Trademark Licensing, managed by the Office of Advancement, has been established so that the public properly identifies and associates University logos on products bearing the institution's marks.
Our mission is to protect the reputation and marks of Grambling State University; to insure that the University receives the appropriate commercial value for the use of its trademarks and to actively enforce the unauthorized use of marks/name and logos of the University.
The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC) maintains the official inventory of University names and logos; approves and registers any new marks, logos, etc.; and maintains a list of licensees authorized to manufacture and distribute goods bearing the name, indicia, or logos of Grambling State University.
All of the names, nicknames, trademarks, services marks, seals, logos and mascots which relate to GSU or which members of the public reasonably believe relate to the University are owned by Grambling State University.