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What does a trademark protect?

Ultimately, trademarks protect consumers by reducing fraud in the marketplace: I know that the bottle marked "Tide" contains Tide detergent, not some cheap knockoff.
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Is Linux a trademark?

Yes. Linux was registered in 1994 by an individual not related to the operating system, who then demanded royalties from distributors. Linus Torvalds and a group of organizati (MORE)

Can a word be trademarked?

If it is to be used in commerce for specific goods and services, yes. For example, the word "all" is protected specifically for use in selling detergent.
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Is Facebook trademarked?

  Yes. Facebook (the social networking website) is assigned trademark registration number 77039123. The primary holder of record is... Facebook, Inc. Corporation, Dela (MORE)

Can you trademark a word?

words and phrases can be trademarked if the person or company  seeking the trademark can demonstrate that the phrase has acquired  a distinctive secondary meaning apart from (MORE)

Is ketchup a trademark?

The word "ketchup" is not a trademark when used to describe and/or refer to the condiment made of pureed tomatoes, onions, sugar, spices, etc. A trademark is a word, phrase, s (MORE)

What is an example of a trademark?

  The classic example of a trademark is the Nike swoosh. Another example is the apple logo of Apple Computers. You can find many more at the Trademark Office website.
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When do trademarks expire?

Trademark registrations are valid for 10 years, and can be renewed every 10 years for as long as the mark is in use. Some of the oldest corporations still in business, such as (MORE)

What is the value of trademark?

There's no straight answer. Some well-known trademarks are worth millions of dollars, and others are essentially valueless.   Answer: The value of a trademark is in it's (MORE)

Is Twitter trademarked?

  Yes. Twitter (the website) is trademarked with registration number 3619911. The holder of record is... Twitter Inc. Corporation Delaware 539 Bryant Street, Suite 4 (MORE)