Nios® II Trademark Usage Guidelines

Approved Nouns:
Embedded Design Suite (EDS)
embedded processor
Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL)
IP Suite

Acknowledgement Line(s):

  • Whenever the Nios® II name appears, the following footnote must also appear: “Nios is a trademark of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries.”

Proper Trademark Usage Rules Include:

  • As with all other trademarks, the Nios® II trademark should be used as an adjective and not as a noun. This means that an appropriate and approved noun must accompany the trademark (e.g., Nios® II trademark). See the above list of approved nouns for the Nios® II name.
  • The appropriate use of trademark symbols with this trademark is as follows: Nios® II trademark.
  • 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.
  • Never hyphenate or abbreviate the Nios® II trademark.
  • Never incorporate the Nios® II trademark or any part of the trademark into third party’s company name, product brand name, or model number.