service mark

service mark
noun Date: 1945 a mark or device used to identify a service (as transportation or insurance) offered to customers

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  • Service Mark — ℠ Service Mark (Service Mark rsp. Servicemark; kurz: SM) ist im Markenrecht des angloamerikanischen Rechtskreises sowie von Staaten, die sich diesem Recht angeschlossen haben, der Fachbegriff für eine unregistrierte Dienstleistungsmarke.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • service mark — ☆ service mark n. a symbol, design, word, letter, slogan, etc. used by a supplier of a service, as transportation, laundry, etc. to distinguish the service from that of a competitor: usually registered and protected by law: cf. TRADEMARK …   English World dictionary

  • Service mark — In some countries, notably the United States, a trademark used to identify a service rather than a product is called a service mark or servicemark. [The official definition in U.S. federal law is at 15 U.S.C. 1127.] When a service mark is… …   Wikipedia

  • service mark — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms service mark : singular service mark plural service marks business a sign or symbol used by a person or company that provides a service, to show clearly that they are different from other companies …   English dictionary

  • service mark — A mark used in the sale or advertising of services to identify the services of one person and distinguish them from the services of others. West & Co., Inc. v. Arica Institute, Inc., C.A.N.Y., 557 F.2d 338, 340. The term service mark means any… …   Black's law dictionary

  • service mark —    A word, phrase, logo, symbol or other device used by a business to identify a service and distinguish it from those available from competitors. A mark used to identify a product (rather than a service) is a trademark …   Business law dictionary

  • service mark — serv′ice mark n. bus a proprietary term, similar to a trademark, that distinguishes the seller or provider of a service Abbr.: SM • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • service mark — noun : a mark or device used to identify a service (as transportation, dry cleaning, or insurance) offered to customers compare trademark * * * noun, pl ⋯ marks [count] : a name, word, symbol, etc., that an organization uses to identify its… …   Useful english dictionary

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