Trademarks and Licensing manages the proper use of Northland's (academic and athletic) name, logos and signature marks to protect the integrity of the College’s identity, brand and reputation.
The logos and word marks representing Northland Community and Technical College (academic and athletic) are registered content of the College and are subject to College policies, style guides and procedures outlined on this site.
By using any of these logos, designs or marks, you are agreeing to do so in accordance with Northland Policies & Procedures and Minnesota State Board Policy & Procedure 5.22.1 (Part 4, Subpart E. Unauthorized Representations or Trademark Use).
All Northland (academic and athletic) names, initials, logos, symbols, indicia, insignia, trade names, service marks, and trademarks (collectively “Trademarks”), are trademarks protected by federal and state law either by federal/state trademark registrations or through common law use.
A design that could create confusion due to the similarity to Northland's trademarks may be an infringement on College's trademark rights. The College has delegated the responsibility for maintaining, managing, licensing and protecting the College trademarks to the Department of Marketing Communications and Brand Management.
The following logos are protected marks of Northland Community and Technical College and require approval for use on promotional items, products and merchandise:
The following descriptors are protected wording of Northland Community and Technical College and require approval for use on promotional items, products and merchandise: