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Usage Guidelines for the Intel® Core™ i7 Trademark

 

Approved Nouns:

  • brand
  • Custom Challenge
  • desktop processor
  • logo
  • mark
  • mobile processor
  • name
  • processor
  • trademark

 

Acknowledgement Line(s)

  • Whenever the Intel® Core™ i7 logo appears, the following footnote must also appear: "Intel, the Intel logo, the Intel Inside logo and Intel Core are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries."
  • Whenever the Intel® Core™ i7 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™ i7 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™ i7 trademark (e.g., Intel® Core™ i7 processor). See the above list of approved nouns for the Intel® Core™ i7 trademark.
  • The appropriate use of trademark symbols with this trademark is as follows: Intel® Core™ i7 processor. No trademark symbol (such as, ®, ™ or SM) should be used with i7.
  • 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 have a space between “CORE” and “i7”, such as Intel® Core™ i7 processor.
  • Include the Intel mark because this is a unitary trademark with Intel as an integral part of the whole trademark; thus, Intel MUST always be used in the mark (e.g., the entire trademark is "Intel® Core™).
  • Never hyphenate or abbreviate Intel® Core™ i7 trademark.
  • Never incorporate Intel® Core™ i7 trademark or any part of the trademark into third party’s company name, product brand name, or model number.
  • For products with an assigned processor number, the processor number must be included in the processor brand name in the following format (e.g., Intel® Core™ i7-970 processor).
  • Processor number font, size, and color must be treated the same as the rest of the brand text mention.
Sample Usage Chart
Correct Usage Incorrect Usage
Intel® Core™ i7 processor Core™ i7 processor
i7 designator or Intel® Core™ i7 brand i7 brand
Intel® Core™ i7 processor-based PC PC based on Core™ i7 processor
ABC system with Intel® Core™ i7 processor ABC Core™ i7-based system
Intel® Core™ i7 brand Core™ i7 brand
Intel® Core™ i7-900 processor series Intel® Core™ i7-900 series processor
Intel® Core™ i7-970 processor Intel® Core™ i7 processor 970
Intel® Core™ i7-970 processor Core™ i7 processor 970
Intel® Core™ i7-970 processor 970 Core™ i7 processor
Intel® Core™ i7-970 processor Intel® Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition 970