from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. trademark
  • abbr. transcendental meditation

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  • n. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Turkmenistan.
  • n. trademark
  • Their Majesties
  • Turing machine


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  • TM is now losing almost $500,000 per month operating WES, after spending some $173 million on construction.

    All aboard for the strip malls (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • TM is now proposing further service cuts even though the payroll tax rate has been icnreased twice since 2003 and total agency revenue has gone up 60% since 2004.

    All aboard for the strip malls (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • But even when search costs are zero, a TM is still valuable because it reduces consumer uncertainty about product qualities.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Alleged uncanny similarities between Starbucks 'new "local" brand extension, 15th Street Coffee & Tea, have gotten some play in TM-land.

    Inspired brand extension?

  • Q from Ponte: Consider post-sale confusion in TM law.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • But does the law really think the only legally relevant function of TM is to indicate source?

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Consider how the various rationales intersect with other doctrines, such as genericity in TM: sex. com is generic, but there are still things that one can do with sex. com that will trigger liability to other people based on the domain name.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Jim Gibson: Safe harbors sometimes drag people into them who might otherwise be more aggressive, but compared to the alternative in TM it might be a good idea.

    IPSC: Trademark

  • FIFA decided this was ambush marketing, trading on the goodwill of the team without authorization — the beer company needed to stop, and the fans were engaged in TM infringement for representing affiliation with FIFA.

    IPSC: Trademark

  • Ordinarily in TM we talk about incentive to invest in quality of product, or quality of message about product.

    IPSC: Trademark


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