Logos and Trademarks
A federally registered trademark is a word, phrase, symbol or design that has been applied for and granted by the federal government and is protected by law.
Elements trademarked by OU:
- PROMOTE the university through licensed products and other licensing arrangements,
- PRESERVE OU’s history by protecting historically significant and important trademarks,
- PROTECT OU’s image and reputation through trademark usage, ensuring entities using OU’s trademarks for commercial purposes have the legal right to do so
- PROFIT from the sale of officially licensed merchandise and other licensing agreements, which fund various university programs.
Phrases trademarked by OU include The University of Oklahoma®, There’s Only One Oklahoma®, and Boomer Sooner®. A complete list of OU's trademarks can be viewed at OU Trademarks.