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Trademark

Trademark

WordNet



noun


(1)   A distinctive characteristic or attribute
(2)   A formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. A word, symbol, or phrase used to identify a particular company's product and differentiate it from other companies' products. Indicated by the symbol ™, when registered with a government authority it is sometimes indicated by the symbol ®.

Usage notes


Among practitioners of trademark law, it is generally considered incorrect to use "trademark" as a verb; the preferred terminology would be to use a trademark or to register a trademark.