The University of Illinois is paying an alumnus $7,500 to stop selling T-shirts that say "Make Illinois Great Again" with a drawing of the school's former mascot Chief Illiniwek.
The university reached the settlement with Ted O'Malley after suing him in March for violating its trademarks for the word "Illinois" and a copyrighted photo commissioned by the school.
In exchange for the payment, O'Malley has agreed to stop selling the T-shirt and to not sell similar T-shirts in the future. The university has agreed to not to challenge O'Malley's "Make Illinois Great Again" trademark and to dismiss its lawsuit.
University spokeswoman Robin Kaler declined to comment, and O'Malley didn't respond to a request for comment.