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The Anne of Green Gables Licensing Authority Inc.

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About Product Licensing

AS THE SOLE LICENSING AGENT for Anne trademarks, the Anne Authority requires that any product, service, or event using images of Anne be licensed. Licences granted by the Anne Authority permit use of specified Anne trademarks for certain goods, services and events for a specified period and may be limited to particular geographic regions. Royalties are payable at the discretion of the Anne Authority.

All products, services and events using images of Anne must adhere to the following general guidelines:
  1. They must be appropriate to the image of Anne (or other characters, e.g. Diana Barry, Marilla, Matthew, or place, e.g. Green Gables house) as depicted by L.M. Montgomery;
  2. They must be of high quality and meet standards specified by the Anne Authority; and
  3. They must be appropriate to the use or purpose for which they were intended.
In addition to the above guidelines, the Anne Authority will give consideration to the number of similar products, services and events already licensed and other factors which it deems relevant.

A copy of the license application form The completed form should be returned to the Anne Authority at the appropriate address on the previous page, with a cheque or money order in the amount of $50.00 for the application fee, and made payable to the Anne of Green Gables Licensing Authority Inc.

Applications are reviewed on a regular basis by the appropriate Anne Licensing Committee, with approval or rejection given by the Anne Authority, if possible, within eight weeks of review.

If you have any questions about the licensing procedure, please contact Katy Baker at the Anne Authority Office in Charlottetown (902) 569-7787 or Kate Macdonald Butler at the Anne office in Toronto (416) 971-7473

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