Our Processes, Policies & Rules

Every campaign that is submitted to Teespring is subject to review for content issues. Below is a list of examples of uses that we look for in our review process. Before launching your campaign, you will want to ensure that your campaign does not:

  • Use a third party trademark (modified or exact) or any similar marks
  • Use an organization's name
  • Contain copyrighted works
  • Use an individual’s name or likeness without their permission
  • Contain content that promotes harm to others or profits of the death of another
  • Use lyrics, images, or related artwork associated with a musical act (such as the Grateful Dead skull)
  • Contain protected material in the description, URL, or title such as:
    • videos, gifs, or photos
    • the name of a company or team (such as Dairy Queen, Disney, or the Miami Dolphins)
    • the names or likenesses of celebrities, such as athletes or musicians
  • Create a direct or strong association to material affiliated with:
    • a professional sports organization (MLB, NHL, NFL, etc.)
    • an institution, such as a university or college
    • a current or past film or television show, such as Sons of Anarchy, Different Strokes, or Lion King
    • an organization, such as through the use of the protected “USMC” mark belonging to the U.S. Military
    • a brand, such as Harley Davidson, Google, or Jeep

To learn more about copyright and trademark, please read our Intellectual Property Basics summary.