The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (the “MEDC”) has some of the most widely recognized marks in the state, having wide exposure through the Pure Michigan campaign. The MEDC is often asked by groups and individuals to use our marks for sponsorship events, promotion, and other programs. The purpose of this site is to allow an organization or individual to request a non-exclusive non-transferable limited license for use of a registered mark. It is the MEDC’s sole discretion to provide a license of use.
The MEDC has various marks registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The logos that are federally registered require a circle R (®) designation when used. The wordmarks that are federally registered require a TM (™) designation when used.
The Pure Michigan logo is available for use by any State of Michigan Agency in accordance with these guidelines. Violating any guideline, as determined by the MEDC, may result in the immediate termination of the right to use the mark. The request is one year or one-time use without significant changes. If significant changes are made, a new request will be submitted. A non-exclusive non-transferable limited license is granted to the Agency; however, the Agency shall not:
All other groups or individuals wishing to use a federally registered mark of the MEDC must submit a request to use the mark using this site.
By submitting a request to use a federally registered mark of the MEDC, you are agreeing that: