What is the Difference Between ™, ℠, and ®?

There are THREE commonly used trademark symbols in the United States: the letters “TM” in superscript — ™ the letters “SM” in superscript — ℠ the letter “R” in a circle — ® What is the difference between the trademarks symbols? The ™ and ℠ symbols signify unregistered marks: ™ for trademarks, or marks that represent goods, and…

What is a Trademark?

In addition to copyrights and trade secrets, another type of intellectual property that is important for bloggers and digital content creators is trademarks. Trademarks are governed by both state and federal laws. A trademark is a brand name. A trademark or service mark includes any word, name, symbol, sound, smell, device, or any combination, used or intended…