License MIT's trademark

MIT welcomes applications from prospective collegiate merchandise vendors who wish to license MIT Trademarks for products such as T-Shirts, hats, glassware, and other apparel. If you are interested in becoming a trademark licensee of MIT, your organization must complete the Application [PDF] and return it to our office along with:

  • Payment of a non-refundable $100 License Application Fee, payable to "Massachusetts Institute of Technology"
  • A current certificate of insurance with MIT as a named insured
  • Sample(s) of your company's product(s) to be licensed
  • Factory Site Disclosure Form(s)

The Summary of Terms sheet [PDF] describes the general requirements of the Trademark License Agreement and the fees associated with our licensing program. Once your application has been reviewed and approved, we will send the Agreement to you for completion.

To license trademarks related to the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER), which includes MIT Engineers and the Beaver insignia, please see the separate DAPER trademark agreement [PDF] and be sure to list these marks on your application.

[Massachusetts Institute of Technology and MIT are registered trademarks of the Institute. They are not generally licensed for use in connection with MIT intellectual property, software, patents, and copyrightable material. Any issues relative to the use of trademarks in connection with products should also be referred to the TLO]. 

Trademark documents

MIT Trademark License Application [PDF]
MIT Trademark License Summary of Terms Sheet [PDF]
MIT Trademark Factory Site Disclosure Form [PDF]
MIT Trademark Code of Conduct [PDF]
MIT Trademark License Agreement [PDF]
MIT DAPER Trademark Agreement [PDF]