What is a Trademark?
A trademark or service mark is a source identifier. That is, it is a name, logo or combination of words and logo that is recognized as identifying a particular supplier of goods or services. You see Trademarks every day: Chevrolet®, Kodak®, Levis®, etc. When you see them, you know who the goods or services come from. Trademarks may be sold or licensed. Various laws protect the rights of owners of trademarks.
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Dr. Thomas R. (Terry) Williamson III is a Patent Attorney practicing in Atlanta, Georgia.
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