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trade·mark

 (trād′märk′)
n.
1. Abbr. TM A name, symbol, or other device used to identify and promote a product or service, especially an officially registered name or symbol that is thereby protected against use by others.
2. A distinctive characteristic by which a person or thing comes to be known: the snicker that became the comedian's trademark.
tr.v. trade·marked, trade·mark·ing, trade·marks
1. To label (a product) with proprietary identification.
2. To register (something) as a trademark.

trademark

(ˈtreɪdˌmɑːk)
n
1. (Law) the name or other symbol used to identify the goods produced by a particular manufacturer or distributed by a particular dealer and to distinguish them from products associated with competing manufacturers or dealers. A trademark that has been officially registered and is therefore legally protected is known as a Registered Trademark
2. any distinctive sign or mark of the presence of a person or animal
vb (tr)
3. (Commerce) to label with a trademark
4. (Law) to register as a trademark

trade•mark

(ˈtreɪdˌmɑrk)

n.
1. any name, symbol, figure, letter, word, or mark adopted and used by a manufacturer or merchant to distinguish a product or products from the ones manufactured or sold by others: a trademark must be registered with a government patent office to assure its exclusive use by its owner.
2. a distinctive mark or feature particularly characteristic of or identified with a person or thing.
v.t.
3. to stamp or otherwise place a trademark designation upon.
4. to register the trademark of.
[1565–75]

trademark

- A name, symbol, or other depiction identifying a product. The first trademarks were stamps and symbols used by ancient cultures to indicate who had made goods; a trade name is the name of the maker, not the product, but has the status of a trademark.
See also related terms for trade name.

trademark


Past participle: trademarked
Gerund: trademarking

Imperative
trademark
trademark
Present
I trademark
you trademark
he/she/it trademarks
we trademark
you trademark
they trademark
Preterite
I trademarked
you trademarked
he/she/it trademarked
we trademarked
you trademarked
they trademarked
Present Continuous
I am trademarking
you are trademarking
he/she/it is trademarking
we are trademarking
you are trademarking
they are trademarking
Present Perfect
I have trademarked
you have trademarked
he/she/it has trademarked
we have trademarked
you have trademarked
they have trademarked
Past Continuous
I was trademarking
you were trademarking
he/she/it was trademarking
we were trademarking
you were trademarking
they were trademarking
Past Perfect
I had trademarked
you had trademarked
he/she/it had trademarked
we had trademarked
you had trademarked
they had trademarked
Future
I will trademark
you will trademark
he/she/it will trademark
we will trademark
you will trademark
they will trademark
Future Perfect
I will have trademarked
you will have trademarked
he/she/it will have trademarked
we will have trademarked
you will have trademarked
they will have trademarked
Future Continuous
I will be trademarking
you will be trademarking
he/she/it will be trademarking
we will be trademarking
you will be trademarking
they will be trademarking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been trademarking
you have been trademarking
he/she/it has been trademarking
we have been trademarking
you have been trademarking
they have been trademarking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been trademarking
you will have been trademarking
he/she/it will have been trademarking
we will have been trademarking
you will have been trademarking
they will have been trademarking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been trademarking
you had been trademarking
he/she/it had been trademarking
we had been trademarking
you had been trademarking
they had been trademarking
Conditional
I would trademark
you would trademark
he/she/it would trademark
we would trademark
you would trademark
they would trademark
Past Conditional
I would have trademarked
you would have trademarked
he/she/it would have trademarked
we would have trademarked
you would have trademarked
they would have trademarked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trademark - a distinctive characteristic or attributetrademark - a distinctive characteristic or attribute
characteristic - a distinguishing quality
mould, mold - a distinctive nature, character, or type; "a leader in the mold of her predecessors"
2.trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a producttrademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
Scrabble - a board game in which words are formed from letters in patterns similar to a crossword puzzle; each letter has a value and those values are used to score the game
Monopoly - a board game in which players try to gain a monopoly on real estate as pieces advance around the board according to the throw of a die
Parcheesi - a modern board game based on pachisi
Seeing Eye dog - (trademark) a guide dog trained to guide a blind person
Band Aid - trade name for an adhesive bandage to cover small cuts or blisters
Colt - a kind of revolver
Courtelle - an acrylic fabric resembling wool
Crock Pot - A trademark used for an electric cooker that maintains a relatively low temperature
Dumpster - a container designed to receive and transport and dump waste
Elastoplast - an elastic adhesive bandage for covering cuts or wounds
Formica - any of various plastic laminates containing melamine
Frisbee - a light, plastic disk about 10 inches in diameter; propelled with a flip of the wrist for recreation or competition
Harris Tweed - a loosely woven tweed made in the Outer Hebrides
Hoover - a kind of vacuum cleaner
Humvee, Hum-Vee - a high mobility, multipurpose, military vehicle with four-wheel drive
iPod - (trademark) a pocket-sized device used to play music files
video iPod - (trademark) an iPod that can also play video files
Jaws of Life - hydraulic tool inserted into a wrecked vehicle and used to pry the wreckage apart in order to provide access to people trapped inside
Lastex - yarn that has an elastic core wound around with cotton or silk or nylon or rayon threads
Lilo - a type of inflatable air mattress
Link trainer - an early form of flight simulator
Loafer - a low leather step-in shoe; the top resembles a moccasin but it has a broad flat heel
Luger - a German semiautomatic pistol
Masonite - a type of fiberboard
Model T - the first widely available automobile powered by a gasoline engine; mass-produced by Henry Ford from 1908 to 1927
Orlon - an acrylic fiber or the lightweight crease-resistant fabric made with Orlon yarns
Phillips screw - a screw with a special head having crossed slots
Rollerblade - (trademark) an in-line skate
Rolodex - (trademark) a desktop rotary card index with removable cards; usually used for names, addresses, and telephone numbers; "a news reporter has to have a good Rolodex"
Sharpie - a pen with indelible ink that will write on any surface
Sheetrock - a kind of plasterboard
Silex - a vacuum coffee maker
Skivvies - men's underwear consisting of cotton T-shirt and shorts
Sno-cat - a kind of snowmobile
Spode - a brand of fine English porcelain
Stanley Steamer - a steam-powered automobile
Teleprompter - a prompter for television performers
Ultrasuede - a synthetic suede cloth
Vaseline - a trademarked brand of petroleum jelly
Velcro - nylon fabric used as a fastening
Victrola - a brand of gramophone
Viyella - a fabric made from a twilled mixture of cotton and wool
Walkman - (trademark) a pocket-sized stereo system with light weight earphones
Wedgwood - a type of pottery made by Josiah Wedgwood and his successors; typically has a classical decoration in white on a blue background
Winchester - a shoulder rifle
Linux - an open-source version of the UNIX operating system
Yahoo - a widely used search engine for the web that finds information, news, images, products, finance
Ask Jeeves - a widely used search engine accepting plain English questions or phrases or terms
Windows - (trademark) an operating system with a graphical user interface
marking, mark, marker - a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"
logo, logotype - a company emblem or device
Spam - a canned meat made largely from pork
Life Saver - a candy shaped like a small lifesaver
Twinkie - a small sponge cake with a synthetic cream filling
Pablum - a soft form of cereal for infants
Liederkranz - a soft cheese with a strong odor and flavor
Drambuie - a sweet Scotch whisky liqueur
Realtor - a real estate agent who is a member of the National Association of Realtors
Mylar - a thin polyester film
Plasticine - a synthetic material resembling clay but remaining soft; used as a substitute for clay or wax in modeling (especially in schools)
Styrofoam - a light resilient foam of polystyrene
Bakelite - a thermosetting plastic used as electric insulators and for making plastic ware and telephone receivers etc.
Verb1.trademark - mark with a brand or trademark; "when this product is not branded it sells for a lower price"
mark, tag, label - attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles"
2.trademark - register the trademark of; "The company trademarked their new gadget"
file, register - record in a public office or in a court of law; "file for divorce"; "file a complaint"

trademark

noun
1. logo, stamp, motif, emblem, sign, device, seal, badge, crest, hallmark, insignia, trade name, monogram The fabric carries a Pure New Wool trademark.
2. characteristic, trait, speciality, hallmark, quirk, peculiarity, idiosyncrasy the spiky punk hairdo that became her trademark

trademark

noun
A name or other device placed on merchandise to signify its ownership or manufacture:
verb
To set off by or as if by a mark indicating ownership or manufacture:
Translations
obchodní značkaochranná známka
varemærke
tavaramerkki
zaštitni znak
vörumerki
商標
상표
obchodná značka
zaščitni znak
varumärke
เครื่องหมายการค้า
thương hiệu

trademark

[ˈtreɪdmɑːk] N (Comm) → marca f de fábrica, marca f comercial (fig) → marca f personal
see also registered

trademark

[ˈtreɪdmɑːrk]
nmarque f de fabrique
modif
his trademark wig → la perruque qui est devenue sa marque de fabriquetrade name nappellation f commercialetrade-off [ˈtreɪdɒf] n
(= exchange) → échange m
(= compromise) → compromis m

trademark

[ˈtreɪdˌmɑːk] n (Comm) → marchio di fabbrica (fig) → marchio
registered trademark → marchio registrato

trade

(treid) noun
1. the buying and selling of goods. Japan does a lot of trade with Britain.
2. (a) business, occupation, or job. He's in the jewellery trade.
verb
1. (often with in or with) to buy and sell. They made a lot of money by trading; They trade in fruit and vegetables.
2. to exchange. I traded my watch for a bicycle.
ˈtrader noun
a person who trades.
ˈtrademark, ˈtradename nouns
an officially registered mark or name belonging to a particular company, and not to be used by anyone else, that is put on all goods made by the company.
ˈtradesman (ˈtreidz-) noun
1. a shopkeeper.
2. a workman in a skilled job. My husband cannot mend the television-set – I'll have to send for a tradesman.
trade(s) union
a group of workers of the same trade who join together to bargain with employers for fair wages, better working conditions etc.
trade(s) unionist a member of a trade(s) union (noun trade(s) unionism
).
trade wind
a wind that blows towards the equator (from the north-east and south-east).
trade in to give (something) as part-payment for something else: We decided to trade in our old car and get a new one ( noun ˈtrade-in)

trademark

عَلَامَةٌ تـِجَارِيَّة obchodní značka varemærke Handelszeichen εμπορικό σήμα marca comercial, marca de fábrica tavaramerkki marque zaštitni znak marchio 商標 상표 handelsmerk varemerke znak fabryczny marca registada, marca registrada торговая марка varumärke เครื่องหมายการค้า marka thương hiệu 商标

trademark

n. marca registrada.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Commission proposes to further harmonise national procedures for the registration of national trade marks using EU procedures as a benchmark to make the system more consistent.
Chinese-based companies are registering trade marks in their hundreds in the hope of selling the registration to the legitimate owner for a quick prof-f it.
The Trade Marks Examiner ruled that "Nuckin Futs" was an "obvious spoonerism" and deemed it ineligible for registration under section 42 of the Trade Marks Act.
b) if, because of its identity with, or similarity to the earlier trade mark and the identity or similarity of the goods or services covered by the trade marks, there exists a likelihood of confusion on the part of the public in the territory in which the earlier trade mark is protected; .
TRADE marks are signs, symbols, logos, words, sounds or music (such as jingles) that distinguish your products and services from those of your competitors.
Registered trade marks last for 10 years, and once registered you cannot increase the scope.
When the mark is advertised in the Trade Marks Journal, the owners of any earlier marks (whether registered or unregistered) can still oppose the application if they think that the use of the new mark will infringe their rights.
Marks then could be filed in contemporary file formats, like moving images, provided they are presented in a clear and precise manner restricting the scope of the own name defence against infringement to individuals only removing expired trade marks from the definition of an earlier trade mark This will make the framework across Europe more accessible and effective for business, to support innovation and economic growth.
An important point to note when considering brand protection is that registered trade marks are also recognised as "property" and can have substantial value in their own right.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): The Centre on Wednesday clarified that in the context of the new Goods and Services Tax (GST), the five percent tax slab will be levied only on the supply of those goods whose brand name or trade name is on the Register of Trade Marks and is in force under the Trade Marks Act, 1999.
Mr Jenkins said: "Don is a great addition to the Wynne-Jones trade marks team.
In the short term, despite the current uncertainty, the scope or validity of EU-wide trade marks, designs or patents will not change until the UK formally leaves the European Union.