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Don’t Mess with Texas® is one of the most recognized trademarks and service marks in the world. As the owner of the Don’t Mess with Texas® mark, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has the duty and responsibility to safeguard the mark, its trade dress and goodwill in it.

In addition to TxDOT’s extensive use and promotion of the Don’t Mess with Texas® mark for many years, TxDOT has also obtained registration of the Don’t Mess with Texas® mark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, for a variety of goods and services.

As a result, the Don’t Mess with Texas® mark may not be used without the prior written consent of TxDOT. Please contact TxDOT to request permission or obtain a license for use.

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