General English


  • A symbol and/or name representing a commercial enterprise, whose right to the exclusive use of that symbol is, along with patents and copyrights, one of the fundamental intellectual property rights that are the subject of the WTO TRIPS agreement.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a name, sign or symbol printed on something to show who it is made by


  • noun a particular name, design or symbol which a company or maker uses for its product, has been registered by the maker, and which cannot be used by anyone else