DOD Branding & Trademark Licensing

Obtaining a Trademark License

Published: 08/20/21 | Updated: 10/01/21

Any person, business, or organization interested in using the name, emblem, logo, coat of arms, or symbol of a Military Service should contact the appropriate Military Service Trademark Licensing Office for more information about a licensing agreement or prior written permission, depending on the request.  Each Service has its own application and approval process.  Failure to obtain the appropriate license or permission could result in an intellectual property infringement.  Military Services are authorized to protect their intellectual property through various enforcement measures. Learn more about DOD Branding & Trademarks