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Trademark and Licensing Office


Trademark and Licensing Office

Office of Counsel for the Commandant

Welcome to the Official Marine Corps Trademark Licensing Website!


The USMC Trademark Licensing Program exists to regulate the usage of Marine Corps trademarks such as the Eagle, Globe and Anchor worldwide.  This website is the official online source of information for members of the public and Department of Defense seeking information about Marine Corps Trademarks.

This website contains valuable information regarding the internal and external use of Marine Corps owned trademarks. Whether you are an active duty or Reserve Marine, retiree, veteran, business owner or proud Marine Corps patron, this website is designed to provide you with important information. We've created a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page that answers many questions about permissions, and appropriate use of USMC trademarks. Please take some time to read through these questions. If our FAQ does not provide you with the information you need feel free to contact us.

Contact Us

Marine Corps Trademark Licensing Office
Headquarters United States Marine Corps
925 Corporate Drive, Ste 208
Stafford Virginia, 22554

Main Line: 703-784-6887
E-mail: trademark_licensing@usmc.mil

To report suspected infringement please e-mail trademark_legal@usmc.mil

About Us

Established July, 2009 by the Commandant of the Marine Corps. Our office falls under the Office of Counsel for the Commandant, Headquarters United States Marine Corps.

“The USMC Trademark Licensing Office, in ongoing and continuous operations, registers trademarks, licenses commercial companies, conducts enforcement and educates trademark users worldwide to protect and enhance the Marine Corps brand in the commercial marketplace."