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What font for ® registered trademark symbol?

Does the font matter for the ® registered trademark symbol?

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The purpose of the ® (registered trademark symbol) is to provide notice. If the symbol cannot be read, then it is not providing notice. Select a font that allows the registered trademark symbol to be readable and legible. Most fonts include the registered trademark symbol, so you should not need to change fonts to use the ® symbol.

Ultimately, have your attorney review your product packaging, services advertisements, or other uses of your trademark to be sure that you are using your trademark and marking your goods & services properly.

Can one trademark be used by two companies for different stuff?

Where does the TM symbol have to go?