(TM)

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

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

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Last updated: 1994-12-02

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