TMEP 1202.17(e)(v): Currency Symbols

October 2017 Edition of the TMEP

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1202.17(e)(v)    Currency Symbols

Description: image of Dollar sign
Description: image of Euro symbol

When used with financial services, such as currency exchange or banking, evidence will show currency symbols, such as the dollar sign or the euro symbol, will likely be informational and merely descriptive. However, when used in connection with other types of goods or services, the evidence may show these symbols to be arbitrary or suggestive and otherwise function as a mark.