Use of Fredonia's Trademark or Logo on Apparel or Any Item
In an effort to protect our trademark rights and help ensure that campus names and marks appear on quality products and are used appropriately, Fredonia The State University of New York is a member of the SUNY Campus Trademark and Licensing Consortium. The consortium was established in 1995. Members of the consortium include Fredonia, Brockport, Buffalo State along with the University of Buffalo.
The LRG serves as headquarters for centralized licensing services of the consortium. The Fredonia Trademark and Licensing Committee and FSA Campus Coordinator works with the LRG of Trademarks and Licensing, and monitors the use of our name, logos and graphics on clothing and novelty items.
For further information about our Trademarks and Licensing, please visit the Office of Trademarks and Licensing page.
All apparel and sports equipment purchased by ANY Fredonia personnel, department, club, etc, regardless of payment funding source, will require a completed and signed Fair Labor Certification by the vendor prior to the purchase to attest that the product(s) purchased meet all standards related to fair labor practices, including anti-sweatshops.
In addition, any product(s) that will use a Fredonia trademark or logo will require that the purchase be through a Certified Licensed Vendor managed by the Licensing Resource Group (LRG).
Before making any purchases, please contact the Trademarks and Licensing Office at 716-673-3417, ext 6273 or contact them at Katie.Thies@fredonia.edu.