Re: Trademark question

Subject: Re: Trademark question
From: Alexia Prendergast <alexiap -at- SEAGATESOFTWARE -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 1998 08:00:39 -0500

Well, John, I can't agree with you about the Cowboys being great, but I
can agree with you about trademarks -- using the symbol with every
instance of the product name is overkill and a readability problem.

Alexia Prendergast
Tech Pubs Manager
Seagate Software (Durham NC USA)
mailto:alexiap -at- seagatesoftware -dot- com

> -----Original Message-----
... She feels that the trademark symbol should appear after each
> of our software. This includes our User's Guides. She feels that the
> symbol should appear even in chapter headings and sub-headings.
> Seeing
> as the User's Guide that I am in charge of mentions the product name
> *numerous* times throughout the book (including many headings) I think
> it's "overkill."
> What *I* think is that the trademark symbol should only be used after
> the first mentioning of the product in the body text. After all, the
> purpose of a trademark symbol is protection. In the front matter
> there
> is a small paragraph that says the product is our trademark. Then in
> the body text I feel it should be used when first mentioned, and
> that's
> it.
> John
> (The Great Dallas Cowboys)
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