The Johnson C. Smith University trademark licensing program exists to protect and promote the name, marks, and logos of the University. The University partners with CORE81, to help in the administration and marketing of our program.

Becoming Licensed

Any person or company that wishes to produce items bearing the University’s name or logos, must be a licensed vendor and be approved through the University’s licensing program.  

To create an account and apply for a license, please visit: https://core81.com/get-licensed/

About CORE81 by CLC

CORE81 is a licensing solutions platform developed by CLC, the nation’s leading collegiate trademark licensing agency. CORE81 empowers colleges and universities to efficiently navigate the hurdles of establishing or developing smaller trademark licensing programs. Founded in 1981, CLC is a part of Learfield IMG College, the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics.

Inquiries regarding use of the University’s marks and other licensing information should be directed to:

Kallan Louis

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CORE81 by CLC
1075 Peachtree Street, Suite 3300
Atlanta, GA 30309
770.956.0520
Email: licensing@core81.com