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Trademark lists


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    • found: Reitz, J.M. ODLIS : online dictionary for library and information science, Aug. 8, 2014(trademark (TM): A letter, numeral, word, phrase, logo, device, design, sound, or symbol (or combination of these) used in connection with a product or service to signify, directly or by association, the identity of the maker, usually a commercial enterprise that has reserved to itself the use of the distinctive mark by registering it with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Also spelled trade mark; brand name: The part of the name or logo associated with a specific product or service, which can be vocalized, usually letters, words, and/or numerals identifying and distinguishing it from varieties of the same product or service marketed by competing companies (example: Coca-Cola versus Pepsi-Cola). When registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, a brand or part of a brand is known as a trademark.)
    • found: Art & architecture thesaurus online, Aug. 8, 2014(trademarks. UF marks, merchant; merchant marks; trade-marks. The names, symbols, figures, letters, words, or other marks adopted and used by a manufacturer or merchant in order to designate his goods and to distinguish them from any others; usually registered with a governmental agency to assure its use exclusively by the owner of the mark. For devices similarly used but identifying services rather than products, use "service marks." For specific graphic images derived from trademarks, use "logotypes" or "logos.")
    • found: Merriam-Webster online, Aug. 8, 2014(trademark 1: a device (as a word) pointing distinctly to the origin or ownership of merchandise to which it is applied and legally reserved to the exclusive use of the owner as maker or seller. Synonym: brand. 2: a distinguishing characteristic or feature firmly associated with a person or thing; brand name 1: an arbitrarily adopted name that is given by a manufacturer or merchant to an article or service to distinguish it as produced or sold by that manufacturer or merchant and that may be used and protected as a trademark)
    • found: LCSH(Trademarks. See also subdivision Trademarks under individual industries and under products and articles that may be trademarked, e.g. Construction industry--Trademarks; Automobiles--Trademarks. UF Merchant marks; Trade-marks; Trade names; --Trademarks. UF --Trade-marks. Use as a form subdivision under individual industries and under products and articles that may be trademarked for works listing trademarks.)
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    • 2014-12-01: new
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