Trademarks are trademarks or registered marks used to identify a business or organization.
Trademark protection protects the right of a business to use the symbol for its own products and services, as well as for use by others.
Some trademark protection is limited to certain items and certain types of products, such as trademarks for cosmetics.
Other trademark protection protects certain types and types of goods, such like trademarks for automobiles, motorcycles, bicycles and other items.
Some trademark protection for a business is a separate, non-exclusive right.
Trademark protection for businesses does not give the owner of a trademark exclusive rights over the name, design or use of a particular product or service.
However, the use of the name or design of a product or a service that is protected by a trademark may be deemed to be an infringement of the owner’s rights.
The use of certain trademarks can be costly, even if they are not necessarily a threat to the business.
The value of a branded product or the use that it has in a particular business may be more valuable if the company has exclusive rights in the product or services.
For more information, see Trademars, trademarks and protection of business trademarks.