The trademark (<tm>) element in DITA is used to markup and identify a term or phrase that is trademarked. Trademarks include registered trademarks, service marks, slogans and logos.

The business rules for indicating and displaying trademarks may differ from company to company and may be enforced by authoring policy and by specific processing.


( text data or tm) (any number)

Contained by

title, shortdesc, section, example, desc, p, note, lq, q, sli, li, itemgroup, dthd, ddhd, dt, dd, pre, lines, keyword, term, ph, tm, stentry, draft-comment, fn, cite, xref, linkinfo, entry, prereq, context, cmd, info, tutorialinfo, stepxmp, choice, choptionhd, chdeschd, choption, chdesc, stepresult, result, postreq, refsyn, proptypehd, propvaluehd, propdeschd, proptype, propvalue, propdesc, b, u, i, tt, sup, sub, pt, pd, fragref, synnote




Name Description Data Type Default Value Required?
trademark The trademarked term CDATA #IMPLIED No
tmowner The trademark owner, for example "OASIS" CDATA #IMPLIED No
tmtype The trademark type: trademark, registered trademark, or service mark CDATA #IMPLIED No
tmclass Classification of the trademark. CDATA #IMPLIED No
%global-atts; (xtrf, xtrc) A set of related attributes, described at %global-atts; parameter entity PE not applicable Not applicable
class A common attribute described in Other common DITA attributes


<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>

OASIS DITA Language Specification v1.0 -- 09 May 2005
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