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service mark

n. Abbr. SM
A mark used in the sale or advertising of services to identify the services and distinguish them from the services of others.

serv′ice mark`


n.
a proprietary term, similar to a trademark, that distinguishes the seller or provider of a service. Abbr.: SM
[1945–50]
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The network operators Customer Contact Centres have been awarded the national standard ServiceMark from the Institute of Customer Service.
She also represents clients in real estate law and handles trademark and servicemark matters.
by Times News ServiceMark Evans, Founder of Outward Bound Oman, said at the opening ceremony: "There are lessons you can learn in this desert that you cannot learn anywhere on earth."
The reloadable BlazePays Visa Prepaid Card is the brand servicemark of Capital Prepaid Services of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
And finally, Isos is currently being re-assessed to renew its ServiceMark accreditation with the Institute of Customer Service.
Linpac Packaging has received the prestigious ServiceMark accreditation from the Institute of Customer Service.
Mr Heath, who was formerly managing director of Servicemark UK Ltd, has been appointed to drive membership to the IoD.
18, 2002, at http://www.techtv.com/news/culture/story/0,24195,3372523,00.html; MedicAlert[R] is a registered trademark and servicemark of MedicAlert Foundation International.
When used to identify a service, the mark is called a servicemark. For example, McDonald's is a servicemark for restaurant services, as is the golden arches design.
(*.) The "Zero-Life Program" is a servicemark of Wausau Insurance Company.
(A servicemark is the same as a trademark except that it identifies and distinguishes the source of a service rather than a product.).
CBIS is a registered servicemark and TecNet is a trademark of Cincinnati Bell Information Systems Inc.