Vendors

The University has partnered with over 225 licensed vendors. These vendors can produce just about any product imaginable and distribute these products across the region.  For a complete list of the University’s licensed vendors, please contact the Trademarks & Licensing OfficeShop Miami OH showcases the retail locations where you can purchase licensed product.

If you are a vendor who is interested in obtaining a license, below are the University’s license types. The Trademarks & Licensing Office will aid individuals, companies, departments, and organizations in securing the proper agreements and forms. 

Standard License

  • The standard license allows the vendor to produce products for retail sale - both wholesale and direct to the consumer. Promotional products vendors are not permitted to hold a standard license.
  • Learfield Licensing Partners (LLP) is responsible for processing standard license applications. If you have questions for LLP’s application processing team, please contact them at admin@learfieldlicensing.com.
  • For more information about the standard license application process and to download the application, visit the Standard/Internal License page.

Internal License

  • The internal licenses allow the vendor to produce products intended to be sold directly to the University that are not for resale. (This does not include sales to the University Bookstore.)
  • The University has two internal license types - royalty bearing and royalty exempt. It is recommended that all vendors applying for an internal license apply for both types so the vendor can fulfill all potential orders from internal departments and organizations.
  • Learfield Licensing Partners (LLP) is responsible for processing internal license applications. If you have questions for LLP’s application processing team, please contact them at admin@learfieldlicensing.com.
  • For more information about the internal license application process and to download the application, visit the Standard/Internal License page.

Crafter License

  • The crafter license is available to individuals who hand make items in their home and do not intend to sell these items wholesale to retail stores. All sales of the hand crafted items must be direct to consumer. Acceptable places of sale are: craft fairs, farmers markets, and online sites such as etsy.com.
  • The University is responsible for administering the Crafter Program. For more information about the Crafter Program, please visit the Crafter License page.