The Civil War is a protected trademark of Oregon State and the University of Oregon. All individuals, business, non-profits, campus departments and student groups must receive permission before using the Civil War name and marks. For merchandise, any design that feature logos, wordmarks or verbiage from both Oregon State and the University of Oregon is considered a Civil War designs and subject to approval from both universities. Designs will be classified as either joint designs or pro-one designs.
Both universities are equally represented in the design. Joint designs are subject to a 16% royalty rate, which is equally split between Oregon State and the University of Oregon.
One university is predominantly featured in the design and its intended for just one audience. These products are subject to the standard royalty rate of the respective university.