Licensing and Merchandising

  1. Media Requests and Releases
    Delta has granted a License Agreement to hit shows, for example “This is Us”, to display Delta’s Marks on certain episodes. If you are seeking to display Delta’s Marks in print, publication, television, radio, or online platforms, Delta asks that all interested parties fill out the request form.
  2. Public Displays
    Public displays include, but are not limited to, political, cultural and/or artistic works shown or performed at charitable events, museum, exhibitions, and other public sites.  While Delta encourages this type of political, cultural and artistic expression, Applicants are asked to first fill out the request form.
  3. Colleges & Universities
    Delta has granted licenses to numerous universities to use Delta’s Marks. A few prominent examples include mounting of plaques displaying Delta’s National Crest/Shield and Greek Letters for Texas Tech’s National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Pillars Display and Georgia State’s Historical Preservation Plaza at Georgia College as well as a display of Orientation Week campus banners with the Sorority’s Formal Name and Traditional Colors at North Carolina Upstate University.
  4. Requests of this nature generally involve, but are not limited to, requests for the creation of plots, pillars, murals, plaques, print media, or displays in public spaces. Generally, Licensing agreements are only granted to Colleges and Universities where Delta has an active Applicants  interested in this type of license must complete and submit the request form.


Delta works diligently to protect its intellectual property assets, that include  trademarks, service marks, and copyrighted works, namely Delta’s names, Delta National Crest, Delta  Greek letters, along with its artistic works and reproductions , (collectively “Marks”).

While Delta always attempts to resolve matters of infringement without resort to litigation, it has had to initiate lawsuits against many individual and corporate infringers who refused to comply with Delta’s demands that they stop using Delta’s Marks illegally. Delta has consistently obtained injunctive relief and negotiated settlements to resolve these matters. Delta also has settled numerous matters informally with vendors who have complied with Delta’s cease and desist requirements.

Delta’s right to the exclusive use of its Marks is protected by federal and state law. As such, Delta will continue to police its Marks vigorously. While it remains open to informal resolution in appropriate cases, it will not hesitate to sue violators and will seek enhanced damages, including treble damages, where appropriate.

While Delta’s Legal Affairs works persistently to protect its property, Delta recognizes the invaluable service of members who refuse to patronize – and who report – unlicensed vendors. Members are encouraged to continue to patronize only licensed vendors and to report unlicensed vendors to Delta’s Legal Affairs Department at the link below. To learn more about our licensed vendors, we ask that you review our Approved Vendor List (Updated 03-15-2024).

If you are aware of an individual or corporation illegally using Delta’s marks, please report to these uses to Legal Affairs.   If you are unsure whether someone is operating as a licensed vendor, please refer to the Certified Vendors tab. Delta makes available updated Certified Vendor lists on a monthly basis on the National Site. Should you have any questions about this list, please contact the Executive Office at