disclaimer (trademark)

What is disclaimer (trademark)?

disclaimer (trademark) meaning in Property terms is a statement that the applicant or registrant does not claim the exclusive right to use a specified element or elements of the mark. The purpose of a disclaimer is to permit the registration of a mark that is registrable as a whole but contains matter that would not be registrable standing alone, without creating a false impression of the extent of the registrant’s right with respect to certain elements in the mark.

 

reference: Glossary – United States Patent and Trademark Office

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