Distinctive Mark

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Definition: Distinctive Mark

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Dictionary Definition

A trademark or service mark that is unusual in the context of its use, and therefore memorable. Distinctive marks typically consist of terms that are fanciful or arbitrary (Penguin books), suggestive (Accuride tires), or coined (Maalox antacid). Distinctive marks receive maximum judicial protection under state and federal laws.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Distinctive Mark are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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