Usage Guidelines for the Intel® Core™ i7 Trademark
- Custom Challenge
- desktop processor
- mobile processor
- 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|
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