NCAA Compliance & Prohibited Use
Butler will not approve the use of its Trademarks on the following products:
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.
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, Learfield Licensing Partners, at (401) 396-5588 ext. 1 or firstname.lastname@example.org.