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Yes, if your idea has a utility patent, utility model, or a pending non-provisional patent on file with the appropriate government agency, you can submit it to Nike. We will not consider design submissions (including design patents), artwork, advertising, marketing suggestions, copyright registrations, slogans, logos, brands, trademarks, or other similar submissions.

Before you submit your idea, note the following:

  • Idea submissions that do not meet our guidelines will be returned to you without consideration.
  • Acceptance of a submission does not imply we’ll use your idea or that you’ll receive any compensation.
  • It may take up to one year to review submissions and respond. There’s no exclusivity implied by the submission process. We encourage you to pursue other opportunities while waiting for a response.
  • All applicable information must be submitted in English.

To submit your idea, download the applicable form below, read it carefully, complete it, and follow the directions to submit your idea.

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