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trade name

noun

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.

1840

First Known Use of trade name

1840


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trade name

verb

Definition of trade name

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to designate with a trade name

1888

First Known Use of trade name

1888


TRADE NAME Defined for English Language Learners

trade name

noun

Definition of trade name for English Language Learners

  • : the name of a business


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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