from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A name, symbol, or other device identifying a product, officially registered and legally restricted to the use of the owner or manufacturer.
- n. A distinctive characteristic by which a person or thing comes to be known: the shuffle and snicker that became the comedian's trademark.
- transitive v. To label (a product) with proprietary identification.
- transitive v. To register (something) as a trademark.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. distinctive, characteristic, signature
- n. A word, symbol, or phrase used to identify a particular company's product and differentiate it from other companies' products.
- n. Any proprietary business, product or service name.
- v. To register something as a trademark.
- v. To so label a product.
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A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol or design, or a combination of words, phrases, symbols or designs, that identifies and distinguishes the source of the goods of one party from those of others.
A further trademark is the blokeish matiness between Jack and his many friends and associates, which he regularly uses to help his investigation along.
Designing a trademark is a multi-step process for us.
After some small businesses complained about what they call "trademark bullying," Congress mandated a study of the issue.
Copyright confers the exclusive right to control copying; trademark is the right to sue people who might mislead your customers, tricking them into thinking that a product that looks like yours came from you.
There is a “fair use” defense in trademark law that protects just these kinds of uses, where descriptive terms are being used in their descriptive sense; the right to sue for infringement of a registered mark is subject to the defense that.
This claim about there being current litigation on the T&T trademark is a complete fabrication, as the owner of the T&T trademark, Flying Buffalo, Inc. and Rick Loomis, has said himself that he has not started any litigation regarding T&T.
Willie's D bottled up Tech's vaunted ground game, whose trademark is the long run.
Nos. 2 and 3: At The Villages, a married couple displayed on their living-room wall “a print by Thomas Kinkade, an evangelical oil painter with an unusually devoted following, whose trademark is Painter of Light.”
Also, while we will start accepting new ads that contain trademark terms as of 11am PDT on May 15th, those ads will not begin showing until June 15th.