The Coalition to Advance the Protection of Sports logos (CAPS)
is a coalition comprised of Collegiate Licensing Company, LLC (CLC), Major League Baseball,
NBA Properties, Inc., NFL Properties LLC, and NHL Enterprises, L.P.
CAPS was formed in 1992 to coordinate and centralize common civil and criminal trademark protection and enforcement matters. By working together to combat counterfeiting, the CAPS members ensure that their fans are purchasing the highest quality, authentic fan gear.
Oftentimes, counterfeit merchandise is very obvious and easy to spot, it will lack:
But, there are convincing counterfeits out in the marketplace!