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Trademark definition

What is a trademark? 
A trademark is any word, name, symbol, or device, or any combination, used, or intended to be used, in commerce to identify and distinguish the goods of one manufacturer or seller from goods manufactured or sold by others, and to indicate the source of the goods. In short, a trademark represents a thing, like a product. 
Brain Trust contributor: David J. Dawsey Intellectual Property Attorney Gallagher & Dawsey Co. LPA
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