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Hello! I was asked today to print some shirts for a local Sorority. But when I was doing some research, I read about the licensing needed to do GREEK products.

Anyone know more about this? I found this link: Greek Licensing
but was wondering if anyone could give more information about this.

Thanks in advance!
 

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If they are listed on that website, then you can not print the shirts without being licensed. Individual chapters can not give special licensing permissions.


If they are indeed a local organization (like only one or two chapters) or a smaller organization, they may not have such strict licensing agreements and you may be able to print them.
 

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Also, let me add:

If they are coming to you, they probably don't care about the licensing and unless someone else decides to try and start trouble for you, it probably won't be a big deal and I'd go a head and print the shirts.
 

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their offices are in NY that is why I posted, since I thought they were closed. But I found out that they have another office right by my house and this is what I found out if anyone wants to know.

Pretty much all the sororities and fraternities have banned together to protect their names and control what is being distributed with their names on it. Once accepted, the royalty fee is 8.5% and is collected quarterly. And they do require that you have product liability insurance for at least one mil!

But IF we want to put the name of the school the SORORITY/FRATERNITY is at, have to jump through another hoop with that school.... sigh, everyone gets a piece of the pie! Hope this helps!
 

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their offices are in NY that is why I posted, since I thought they were closed. But I found out that they have another office right by my house and this is what I found out if anyone wants to know.

Pretty much all the sororities and fraternities have banned together to protect their names and control what is being distributed with their names on it. Once accepted, the royalty fee is 8.5% and is collected quarterly. And they do require that you have product liability insurance for at least one mil!

But IF we want to put the name of the school the SORORITY/FRATERNITY is at, have to jump through another hoop with that school.... sigh, everyone gets a piece of the pie! Hope this helps!
Who has an office in NY? Seems to me that you answered your own question.

Not "all" the fraternities and sororities. You usually only run into this problem with the larger organizations. Many schools have smaller organization that are not apart of the Greek licensing program.

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