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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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What is the function of a trademark?

A trademark or trade mark (represented by the symbol ™)[1] or mark is a distinctive sign or indicator of some kind which is used by an individual, business organization or o (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)

Why do trademarks exist?

To avoid confusion in the minds of the public as to which company is responsible for the goods or service that they are purchasing.   so other companys can't use there lin (MORE)

Can quotations be trademarked?

  Answer     It's possible, but rare, if it is sufficiently distinctive when used on the goods or services as a brand. The rules can be a bit fuzzy regarding pu (MORE)

Can you trademark a name?

Yes, provided that you have the authorization to do so. As a general rule the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office does not permit the registration of merely a surname (i.e., a (MORE)

What is Sonic's trademark?

Sonic the Hedgehog is known for his speed and his Sonic Spin Attack. The fast food chain Sonic has registered the phrases "Sonic Drive-In: Service at the Speed of Sound" and (MORE)