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(Trademark) An ASCII rendition of the trademark superscript symbol, appended to phrases that the author feels should be recorded for posterity.

It is often used ironically as a form of protest against software patents, algorithm patents and "look and feel" lawsuits.

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Last updated: 2014-11-27

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