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It is not "legally necessary" to use the trademark symbol EVER (unless you have a license agreement from the owner that says otherwise). However, some registration owners (and their lawyers) like to show off their ownership, and the occasional use within an article may be used to undermine a later defense of ignorance. However, just the fact that a mark IS REGISTERED is considered "notice to the world" of the rights. It is much more important to use TM (or SM) to signify a claim to ownership of an UN-registered trademark/servicemark, so that readers will understand it is not intended to be a generic or descriptive term and has proprietary value.
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No, it is always optional.
To add the trademark symbol in html (™) you can call the HTML entity. To do this, you add an ampersand followed either by the entities name, or it's number, and then a semic…olon. Trademark is represented either by ™ or ™. If you want the registered trademark symbol (®) you can use either ® or ® So... Answers® Would give a line similar to the Answers.com logo in the banner on this page.
The circle-R ® registered trademark symbol can only legally be used on a trademark that is federally registered. Many non-registered brands use "tm" or "sm" (for service mark…s) to indicate a claim to the value of the brand. Patents have nothing to do with it.
You can use the trademark ™ symbol on any unique name or logo you created and use. It does not require special registration yet still signifies your ownership. The Reg…istered symbol ® is similar to the trademark symbol but it requires registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO or PTO). The copyright symbol © is similar to the trademark symbol and does not require registration (though it is recommended), however it is for use on intellectual property as opposed to brand names.
its ™ & trade ; with no spaces
For Windows press and hold the <alt> key then on the numeric keypad hit 0-1-5-9 alt+0153
Answer 1: A "registered" trademark symbol is the capital letter "R" with a circle around it. And it's always in superscript, to the immediate right of the word or phrase that …has been trademarked. Example: Coca-Cola® However, the fact that there's a "registered" trademark, as opposed to just a plain ol' trademark, suggests that there are other kinds of trademarks. And that's a correct assumption... there are. An unregistered trademark is the capital letters "TM" to the immediate right of the trademarked word or phrase, also superscripted. Example: Coca-Cola™ There's also such a thing as a "service mark," which is the capital letters "SM" where the "TM" is seen in the immediately-above example. None of this is to be confused with a copyright notice, which is the capital letter "C" with a circle around it, but not usually superscripted; and usually follows the word "Copyright" and appears before the year in which the copyright is claimed. Example: Copyright © 2012 by John Doe The questioner didn't ask what trademarks are, though, and so I'll not go into that here. Answer 2: If the question is how do you make your computer PRINT a circle-R, that would depend on the computer and what software you're running. However, one standard keying system allows you to hold the ALT key and type on the numeric pad to create special symbols. The Circle-R would be Alt-0174, or on a laptop perhaps FN-0174. Most PCs also have a character map from which you can cut and paste any available symbol. Answer 3: On the Mac, simply hold down the "Option" key and type the letter "r." The Mac operating system uses hot keys for many common typographical symbols: Option r: ® Option g: © Option 2: ™
Marks in the Supplemental Register are still protected, and the owner can sue for infringement.
Facebook is a registered trademark, which earns it the right to use the ® symbol.
The symbol is considered part of the trademarked word or phrase, so you wouldn't separate them with a comma.
It's not required to use the trademark or registered trademark symbols, and some designers feel it clutters the look of the packaging.
The ™ indication can be used on anything you are using as a mark in trade, such as a logo or slogan; the ® indication is used to note a formally registered trademark.
The Unicode for the Trademark Symbol is a symbol used to make the assumption that the previous mark is a trademark (a trademark is a recognizable sign of a particular company)….
One can find the US trademark symbol from the USPTO's Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS) database for free. One alternative you can do is to hire an attorney to make th…e search for you.