Nios® Trademark Usage Guidelines

Approved Nouns
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Acknowledgement Line

  • Whenever the Nios® name appears, the following footnote must also appear: “Nios is a trademark of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the U.S. and/or other countries.”

Proper trademark usage rules include:

  • As with all other trademarks, the Nios® 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® trademark). See the above list of approved nouns for the Nios® name.
  • The appropriate use of trademark symbols with this trademark is as follows: Nios® 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® trademark.
  • Never incorporate the Nios® trademark or any part of the trademark into third party’s company name, product brand name, or model number.