Law, Section 4: How to Secure Authorization to Use a Service Mark

To secure a license to use the multiple listing service mark, please obtain two (2) copies of the license agreement for use of the MLS service mark by an association from Board Policy and Programs, National Association (See Appendix 4). Complete in duplicate and mail both copies to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. A copy of the association’s bylaws providing for a multiple listing service owned and/or controlled by the applicant association, and a copy of the multiple listing service rules and regulations must be submitted for review by the National Association.

Upon approval, the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® will complete the agreement, with appropriate signatures affixed thereto, and will return one copy to the association of REALTORS® authorizing the use of the service mark. I