Re: Style guide recommendations for trademark placement

Subject: Re: Style guide recommendations for trademark placement
From: Wade Courtney <wade -dot- courtney -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2010 15:03:57 -0700

I don't put trademarks in headings and I only use them the first time I
mention the trademarked item in a topic. I also have a list of trademarks
in the front matter of my documents.

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On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 2:46 PM, Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net> wrote:

> Hi, Wade and all. I mean, do you put a trademark in the very first instance
> of the trademarked term, even if it's on the cover page, or in a Heading 1,
> or do you put it in the first instance in body text? Do you put it only
> once? (I inherited documents in which every instance was trademarked. While
> an individual legal department may require this, I doubt it's the norm).
>
> So, guidelines about where and how often to place trademarks in text.
>
> Thanks for the great Microsoft link.
>
> --Nancy
>
> On May 12, 2010, Wade Courtney <wade -dot- courtney -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>
> I don't understand what you mean by placement?
>
> You might want to start here:
> http://www.microsoft.com/About/Legal/EN/US/IntellectualProperty/Trademarks/Default.aspx
>
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