tm

Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) Version 1.3 Part 1: Base Edition

version
1.3
author
OASIS DITA Technical Committee

The tm element identifies a term or phrase that is trademarked. Trademarks include registered trademarks, service marks, slogans, and logos.

The business rules for indicating and displaying trademarks might differ from company to company. These business rules can be enforced by either authoring policy or processing.

Content models

See appendix for information about this element in OASIS document type shells.

Inheritance

- topic/tm

Example

<p>The advantages of using <tm trademark="DB2 Universal Database" tmtype="tm">
<tm trademark="DB2" tmtype="reg" tmclass="ibm">DB2</tm> Universal Database</tm> are 
well known.</p>

Attributes

The following attributes are available on this element: Universal attribute group and the attributes defined below.

tmtype (REQUIRED)
Specifies the trademark type. Allowable values are:
tm
trademark (tm)
reg
registered trademark (regtm)
service
service mark (service)
-dita-use-conref-target
See Using the -dita-use-conref-target value for more information.
trademark
The trademarked term.
tmowner
The trademark owner, for example "OASIS".
tmclass
Classification of the trademark. This can be used to differentiate different groupings of trademarks.