Re: Registered (R)

Subject: Re: Registered (R)
From: "Wayne J. Douglass" <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 1997 09:13:37 -0800

At 04:39 PM 4/2/97 -0800, Elna Tymes wrote:
>If memory serves, Registered or (R) is short for Registered Service Mark
>or for some "mark" other than Trade Mark. Trade marks are used for
>products; service marks are used for services - I used it to register
>the logo for a day care chain, for instance. It is used when you
>register the design, along with an explanation of why it's unique, with
>the same office where you register a trademark. The (R) means that it
>has been registered, and thus is protected from duplication and use by
>others.
>
Actually the (R) does refer to trademarks. It means, as you say, that it has
been registered. All trademarks are not necessarily registered trademarks.

For a quick FAQ on trademarks, see: http://www.lightlink.com/bbm/tm.html

--Wayne Douglass

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