NCAA Compliance & Prohibited Use

Butler will not approve the use of its Trademarks on the following products:

Alcoholic beverages
Tobacco or tobacco-containing products

Legally controlled substances

Sexually-oriented products or designs

Religious-affiliated products or designs

Political products or designs

Games of chance

In addition, Butler will not approve the use of Trademarks in text or graphics that are judged to be sexually suggestive; denigrate any groups, including another college or university; or infringe on the rights of other trademark owners.

Butler will not approve products that do not, in Butler Sports Marketing’s sole discretion, meet minimum standards of quality and/or good taste or those that are judged to be dangerous or carry high product liability risks.




NCAA COMPLIANCE

Butler will not approve the use of trademarks on any product or design that, in Butler Sports Marketing’s sole discretion, may violate NCAA rules. This applies to product designs incorporating:

Jersey numbers, except on authentic or replica merchandise
Photos or any other likeness of a current student athletes

Names of student athletes

Nicknames of student athletes 

All compliance-related questions should be directed to Molly Sullivan, Associate Athletic Director for Administration/SWA.




BIG EAST LOGOS

BIG EAST marks are not permitted on promotional items without the expressed written consent of the BIG EAST office.  For a complete list of BIG EAST vendors, please contact Rick Merriam, Licensing Resource Group, at (401) 396-5588 ext. 1 or rickm@lrgusa.com.