Approved Nouns:

  • brand
  • logo
  • mark
  • name
  • processor
  • trademark

Acknowledgement Line(s):

  • Whenever the Intel® Core™ Duo logo appears, the following footnote must also appear: "Intel, the Intel logo, Intel Core and Core Inside are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries."
  • Whenever the Intel® Core™ Duo brand appears, the following footnote must also appear: "Intel and Intel Core are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries."

Proper Trademark Usage Rules Include:

  • As with all other trademarks, the Intel® Core™ Duo trademark should be used as an adjective and not as a noun. This means that an appropriate and approved noun must accompany the Intel® Core™ Duo trademark (e.g., Intel® Core™ Duo processor). See the above list of approved nouns for the Intel® Core™ Duo trademark.
  • The appropriate use of trademark symbols with this trademark is as follows: Intel® Core™ Duo processor. No trademark symbol (such as, ®, ™ or SM) should be used with Duo.
  • Use the trademark symbol in the first appearance of the trademark in a headline, and/or the first prominent use, and first appearance in the body of text.
  • Always capitalize the word Duo.

Sample Usage Chart

Correct Usage
Incorrect Usage
Intel® Core™ Duo processor Core Duo processor
Intel® Core™ Duo processor –based PC PC based on Core™ Duo processor
ABC system with Intel® Core™ Duo processor ABC Core™ Duo-based system
Intel® Core™ Duo brand Core™ Duo brand
Intel® Core™ Duo processor T2600 Intel® Core™ Duo T2600 processor
Intel® Core™ Duo processor T2600 T2600 Intel® Core™ Duo processor
Intel® Core™ Duo processor T2600 Core™ Duo processor T2600