USC Bookstores provide students, alumni, faculty, staff, and general public with a variety of products including USC licensed products, textbooks, gift items, and computer equipment. USC Bookstores operate seven locations including the USC Collections store at South Coast Plaza.
With more than 300,000 members worldwide, the USC Alumni Association’s mission is to support the overall advancement of the University of Southern California.
USC enjoys a rich tradition in intercollegiate athletics that spans well over a century. USC ranks near the top of all universities in number of NCAA championships, All-Americans, Olympians and Heisman Trophy winners.
USC is an active member of the International Collegiate Licensing Association (ICLA). The organization’s mission is to improve the overall understanding and effectiveness of institutional trademarks and licensing while upholding the ideals of higher education.
Along with USC, more than 175 colleges, universities, bowls and special properties are members of the CLPA Authentication Program and require the use of the CLP hangtag or label on their products.
USC Stevens Institute for Innovation is a university-wide resource for USC innovators in the office of the Provost. Among a variety of services, the Institute is responsible for obtaining patent protections and patent licensing.
The USPTO is the Federal agency for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks.