Registered trademark is a distinctive mark or symbol to which a person or company has declared ownership by filing the trademark with the US Patent and Trademark Office.
The Nike "swoosh" is an example of a registered trademark.
(plural registered trademarks)
- attributive form of registered trademark
- registered-trademark status
registered trademark - Legal Definition
A mark filed in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, with a precise description of the mark, including drawing or photograph if appropriate; a registered trademark confers upon its owner the sole right of use, with protection against infringements or use by others.