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We have a phrase that we would like to secure but it uses an

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We have a phrase that we would like to secure but it uses an NFL teams logo. What steps would we need to take to do this. It would be for t-shirts, hats and other misc items.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Intellectual Property Law
Expert:  Wilton A. Person replied 4 years ago.
Thank you for your response. If you are interested in using a NFL's team logo, you would need to contact the specific team's trademark licensing department to obtain a license/permission to use its logo on the products that you are interested in selling.

Without the team's permission, you would be subjecting your company to a potential trademark infringement claim. The first step would be to be approved through the licensing pre-qualification

Please find the link to the licensing pre-qualification agreement.