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Trademarks

Trademarks are a legal monopoly on the use of a term or symbol in commerce. Axiom was a trademark for a computer algebra system sold in England. The Axiom trademark cost about $20k to search and file. Trademarks are intended to protect the public from ``confusion''. Thus, Coke is a trademark which Pepsi cannot use.

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