Trademark superscript symbol was added to protect brand name of The Hawaiiana Numismatist ™ ;
A trademark is a brand name. A trademark or service mark includes any word, name, symbol, device, or any combination, used or intended to be used to identify and distinguish the goods/services of one seller or provider from those of others, and to indicate the source of the goods/services.
“The mark has become distinctive of the goods/services, as demonstrated by the dated evidence.”
08/13/2012 – Free WordPress blog was establish. No entries made in 2012. thehawaiiananumismatist.wordpress.com (this is Hawaiiana)
08/13/2012 – Free WordPress blog was establish. No entries made in 2012. http://thehawaiiannumismatist.wordpress.com/ (this is Hawaiian NOT Hawaiiana)
03/03/2013 – The Hawaiiana Numismatist first blog entry
03/10/2013 – Premium Wordpress account established (more development features and larger storage capacity for images) . The domain address thehawaiiananumismatist.com was also purchased.
12/19/2014 – The Hawaiiana Numismatist ™ being initiated in use to notify the public of this unique identity. Intent is to provide a claim of this identity and distinguish it from those of others.
12/19/2014 – Purchased http://www.thehawaiiannumismatist.com/ (this is Hawaiian Not Hawaiiana) to block out potential competitors