blog posts Local licensed vendors Nov 17, 2017 11:00 am A list of area vendors that are current university trademark licensees University trademarks (TM) and how to use them Nov 17, 2017 10:15 am The University of Illinois trademark is any mark, word, letter, or symbol associated with the university that can be distinguished from those of other universities, teams or organizations. Getting approval to use university trademarks (TM) Nov 17, 2017 9:45 am Prior written approval is needed for students, campus groups, registered student organizations, or sports clubs from the Trademark and Licensing Office for use of the university name or marks for anything other than official university business. How can RSOs use university logos on merchandise? Nov 17, 2017 10:30 am Keep in mind that any student, student campus group, registered student organization, or sports club is prohibited from using the university seal or campus logos on letterheads, business cards or other identifying materials. Products/Merchandise created by external vendors Nov 17, 2017 10:15 am The Trademark and Licensing Office requires that only licensed manufacturers are used to produce items with the name, mark, or symbols of the University of Illinois. How can RSOs use the university's name? Nov 17, 2017 10:15 am Student groups may not use the name in a manner that in any way would constitute an endorsement, approval or underwriting of any organization, product, activity, service, or contract by the University of Illinois.