The U.S. Polo Assn. brand is the official brand of the United States Polo Association (USPA), the governing body of the sport of polo in the U.S. since 1890. The Association’s trademarks and logos registered worldwide are managed by USPA Properties, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the USPA.
USPA Properties, Inc. partners with licensees in North and South America, Asia, Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, and the Middle East to provide consumers with branded apparel, accessories, luggage, watches, shoes, small leather goods, eyewear and home furnishings. Products are available in more than 135 countries at independent retail stores, department stores and U.S. Polo Assn. brand stores.
As a for-profit corporation, USPA Properties, Inc. pays taxes on its profits generated by sales from U.S. Polo Assn. products and pays royalties to the USPA for the exclusive rights to license its trademarks. Since incorporation in 1981, U.S. Polo Assn. has realized total global retail sales in excess of $1 billion. The royalties paid by USPA Properties, Inc. to the USPA enables them to promote the sport of polo and underwrite educational and training programs such as benefits for the Association’s player members, support training centers for interscholastic and intercollegiate polo competition and fund programs in umpiring, competition and equine welfare.
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