The Ohio University licensing agent is The Licensing Resource Group (LRG). LRG is responsible for processing applications, collecting royalties, evaluating quality of products, formalizing license agreements and enforcing proper use of trademarks. Information on the services they provide, including a copy of an application and license agreement, can be found at www.lrgusa.com.
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Another responsibility of The Licensing Resource Group (LRG) is the enforcement of the Fair Labor Association. LRG holds a seat on the Fair Labor Associations University Advisory Council and Executive Committee, as well as regularly attending meetings, seminars and industry events covering anti-sweatshop considerations. LRG has also visited several of its client's campuses to participate in educational meetings with students and staff regarding this issue, and has addressed numerous on and off-campus interest groups.
LRG requires all active licensees to describe detailed information regarding manufacturing locations used to produce licensed merchandise. Manufactures applying for a license are required to disclose the information during the application process. Minimally, LRG requires each licensee to adhere to the code set forth by the Workers Rights Consortium (WRC).