Thursday, May 14, 2015
ATLANTA, Ga. (May 14, 2015) – The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), the licensing affiliate of IMG College, today announced a multi-year extension of its partnership with Syracuse University to continue managing the school’s highly successful trademark licensing program.
Syracuse’s licensing program has grown significantly since partnering with CLC, achieving annual royalty gains for five consecutive years.
Syracuse continues to gain momentum licensing its brand. The 2013-14 season represented the largest royalty collection in the history of the school’s licensing program. With CLC’s support, more than 1,300 retailers are currently carrying Syracuse officially-licensed products.
“Syracuse University is pleased to extend its partnership with CLC,” said Charles P. Merrihew, Vice President of Advancement and External Affairs, at Syracuse. “It provides significant revenue that helps support our students and faculty.”
“We are honored to extend our partnership with Syracuse and continue expanding the university’s licensing program,” said Cory Moss, SVP and Managing Director, CLC. “The CLC team is very proud of all we’ve accomplished on the school’s behalf, and we are eager to continue to build and promote their licensing program.”
CLC, the leading collegiate licensing agency in the U.S., signed or extended its licensing agreements with more than 50 partner institutions in 2014. CLC currently represents nearly 200 collegiate institutions, including 29 Bowl games and the College Football Playoff.
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About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private research university dedicated to advancing knowledge and promoting student success through teaching excellence, rigorous scholarship, and interdisciplinary research. Syracuse has a long legacy of excellence in the liberal arts and professional disciplines that prepares students for the complex challenges and emerging opportunities of a rapidly changing world. Students enjoy the resources of a beautiful 270-acre main campus; extended campus venues in major metropolitan hubs such as New York City and Los Angeles; and study abroad centers on four continents. Syracuse’s student body is among the most diverse for an institution of its kind across multiple dimensions. Geographically, students represent all 50 states and more than 120 countries. Syracuse also has a long legacy of supporting the needs of veterans and today is home to the nationally recognized Institute for Veterans and Military Families, the first university-based institute in the U.S. focused on addressing the unique needs of veterans and their families.
About the Collegiate Licensing Company
CLC is a division of IMG, a global leader in sports, fashion and media. Founded in 1981, CLC is the leading collegiate trademark licensing agency in the U.S. and currently represents nearly 200 colleges, universities, bowl games, athletic conferences, The Heisman Trophy, and the NCAA. Headquartered in Atlanta, CLC is a full-service licensing representative, which employs a staff of more than 90 licensing professionals who provide full-service capabilities in brand protection, brand management, and brand development. For more information on CLC, visit: CLC.com