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In a message dated 8/22/00 1:18:09 PM Eastern Daylight Time, pknott
<< The NIKE logo was created by a woman, Caroline Davidson in 1971.
The SWOOSH represents the wing of the Greek Goddess Nike.
Caroline met Phil Knight (the founder of Nike) while in an accounting class.
She received $35.00 for the first SWOOSH.
Although I can not find any documentation, it is my understanding that SHE
receives 5 cents every time the logo is used, and yes has made millions. >>
thank you so much. I thought that this was the story. but I wasn't sure of my
source. I also understand that it was sometime before she actually started
receiving the "roayalty" payment and then it was because of the honesty and
integrity of the Nike developer. He had met their original contract
agreement. but because he knew that her logo was a major contributor to their
success, he looked her up and forged a new agreement very financially
rewarding to her.
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