Registered trademark symbol
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The registered trademark symbol, typographic symbol that provides notice that the preceding word or symbol is a trademark or service mark that has been registered with a national trademark office. A trademark is a symbol, word, or words legally registered or established by use as representing a company or product. In some countries it is against the law to use the registered trademark symbol for a mark that is not officially registered in any country., is a
Registered trademark symbol
|In Unicode||U+00AE ® REGISTERED SIGN (HTML |
|See also||U+2122 ™ TRADE MARK SIGN|
U+2120 ℠ SERVICE MARK
|Different from||U+24C7 Ⓡ CIRCLED LATIN CAPITAL LETTER R|
Unregistered trademarks can instead be marked with the trademark symbol, , while unregistered service marks are marked with the service mark symbol, . The proper manner to display these symbols is immediately following the mark; the symbol is commonly in superscript style, but that is not legally required. In many jurisdictions, only registered trademarks confer easily-defended legal rights.
Because the typewriters (or ASCII), it was common to approximate it with the characters (or ).[a][b] Example of legal equivalents are the phrase Registered, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, which may be abbreviated to Reg U.S. Pat & TM Off.. in the US.symbol is not commonly available on
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The registered trademark character was added to several extended ASCII character sets, including ISO-8859-1 from which it was inherited by Unicode as U+00AE ® REGISTERED SIGN. This is a different character from U+24C7 Ⓡ CIRCLED LATIN CAPITAL LETTER R as many fonts draw the registered trademark symbol smaller and possibly superscripted.
Typing the characterEdit
- US international keyboard and UK extended keyboard layouts: AltGr+⇧ Shift+R (subject to OS support).
- Microsoft Windows: Alt+0174 (on numeric keypad)
- Mac OS: ⌥ Option+R
- Linux: ComposeOR
- Linux and Chrome OS: Ctrl+⇧ Shift+U then AEspace
- Emacs: C-x8R
\textregisteredin text mode.
\circledRin text or math mode (requires amsfonts package)
Related and similar symbolsEdit
- For example, "Intellectual property office". Government of the United Kingdom. Retrieved June 5, 2020.
- "15 U.S.C. 1111". Retrieved December 15, 2005.
- "Protecting your trade mark abroad". Government of the United Kingdom. November 18, 2019. Retrieved June 6, 2020.
- for example "Unregistered trade marks". Government of the United Kingdom. Retrieved June 5, 2020.
- The Online Etymology Dictionary
- "PSF Trademark Usage Policy".
The first or most prominent mention of a Python trademark should be immediately followed by a symbol for registered trademark: "®" or "(r)".
- Gregory H. Guillot. A Guide to Proper Trademark Use. 1995–2007. http://www.ggmark.com/guide.html
- The Unicode Standard, Version 9.0, C1 Controls and Latin-1 Supplement (PDF). Mountain View, CA: Unicode Consortium. 2016. pp. 0080–00FF. ISBN 978-1-936213-13-9.
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