Trademark symbol

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Trademark symbol
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service mark
trademark
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The trademark symbol (), in Unicode U+2122 trade mark sign (HTML: ™ ™), \texttrademark in LaTeX,[1][2] is a symbol used to indicate an assertion that the preceding mark is a trademark. It is usually used for unregistered trademarks, as opposed to the registered trademark symbol (®) which is reserved for registered trademarks.

Use of the symbol[edit]

Use of the symbol indicates an assertion that a word, image, or other sign is a trademark; it does not indicate registration. Registered trademarks are indicated using the registered trademark symbol (®), and in some jurisdictions it is unlawful or illegal to use the ® symbol with a mark which has not been registered.[3]

Trademarks versus service marks[edit]

There is a specific symbol () to indicate the assertion of a service mark (a trademark for the provision of services). The service mark symbol is less commonly used than the trademark symbol, especially outside of the United States.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U2100.pdf
  2. ^ Character entity references in HTML 4
  3. ^ “How to use the ® and TM Symbol”