Re: trademark symbols

Subject: Re: trademark symbols
From: "Susan W. Gallagher" <sgallagher -at- EXPERSOFT -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 1996 14:19:51 -0700

At 02:04 PM 4/24/96 -0600, Lewis, Roxanne wrote:
>I have a question about the use of trademark and registered trademark
>symbols in scientific text. There are two schools of thought here, and the
>discussions are getting quite lively. One thinks that you only put in the
>symbol when talking about a product (Microsoft=AE Word) another thinks that
>you put it in whenever you see the name (Microsoft=AE). [snip]

Chicago Manual of Style (paragraph 7.125) says that the symbols need
not be used in running text. My experience in creating software
user manuals has been that you list products and trademark holders
in the front matter and, optionally, use the symbol the first time
the product is mentioned in text.

Hope this helps.
Sue Gallagher
sgallagher -at- expersoft -dot- com
-- The _Guide_ is definitive.
Reality is frequently inaccurate.

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