Re: Trademark symbols...???

Subject: Re: Trademark symbols...???
From: "Metzger, Lucinda" <cmetzger -at- MAIL -dot- DUKANE -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 3 Oct 1997 16:06:05 -0500

I was taught the same way you were (no symbols in titles, etc.). I am
going to continue doing it that way because I think titles look better
without those symbols sprinkled all over. :-)

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>From: Bergen, Jane[SMTP:janeb -at- ANSWERSOFT -dot- COM]
>Sent: Friday, October 03, 1997 2:38 PM
>To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
>Subject: Trademark symbols...???
>
>Does anyone have a good URL for trademark usage? We're having a
>mini-debate about where to use the trademark symbols ( (R) and TM ) and
>the copyright symbol ( (c) ).
>
>I always believed (and was probably taught..back in the Stone Age), that
>I should use the appropriate symbol in the text ONLY the first time the
>word required it. Further, that the symbols were not used in titles,
>headings, or on the copyright page (usually the back side of the inside
>title page).
>
>However, the venerable Microsoft Manual of Style states that it should
>be used in titles. Otherwise, they agree with me. I looked on their
>manuals and they DO use symbols right on the front covers. I looked at
>other books (non-Microsoft user manuals) and they, for the most part, do
>not use the symbols in the titles. I believe the reason for avoiding the
>use in titles is because the titles usually are such large font sizes
>that the symbols are too dominant without tweaking.
>
>Does anyone have any views, references on this? I know it's Friday
>afternoon...does anyone care??
>
>Thanks,
>
>Jane Bergen
>
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