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My practice (and what I confirmed with our legal department) is that you
use the (r) or (tm) in chapter headings and on the primary use in that
chapter. You don't need to use it again until the next chapter. You
don't use them in charts or tables.
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Subject: Trademark symbols in software?
Hi everyone -
My company sells a software program. Many pages/windows in this program
contain acronyms for certain "tools" that my company has developed, for
example, BRIEF. Each and every instance of these acronyms is followed
by a trademark (TM) symbol (even if the acronym appears more than once
on a page). My question is, is this necessary? This is our software,
so must we include that trademark symbol for these acronyms? Or, should
there perhaps be a note/message somewhere near or on the login page that
covers it? The symbols really seem to clutter up otherwise
nicely-designed and organized pages.
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