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trade name

noun

Simple Definition of trade name

  • : the name of a business

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of trade name

  1. 1a :  the name used for an article among tradersb :  brand name

  2. 2 :  the name or style under which a concern does business

Examples of trade name in a sentence

  1. Ibuprofen is sold under several trade names.



1860

First Known Use of trade name

1860


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trade name

transitive verb

Definition of trade name

  1. :  to designate with a trade name




Law Dictionary

trade name

noun

Legal Definition of trade name

  1. :  a name or mark that is used by a person (as an individual proprietor or a corporation) to identify that person's business or vocation and that may also be used as a trademark or service mark



Additional Notes on trade name

Like a trademark or service mark, a trade name is protected by law against infringement. A trade name that has been used for at least 6 months can be recorded with the Customs Bureau, and any infringing imports will be barred.


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