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Trademarks owned by IBM

This is a current listing of United States trademarks owned by International Business Machines Corporation ("IBM") and might also be trademarks or registered trademarks in other countries. Please note that laws concerning use and marking of trademarks or product names vary by country. Always consult a local attorney for additional guidance.

Not all common law marks used by IBM are listed on this page. Because of the large number of products marketed by IBM, IBM's practice is to list only the most important of its common law marks. Failure of a mark to appear on this page does not mean that IBM does not use the mark nor does it mean that the product is not actively marketed or is not significant within its relevant market.

Those trademarks followed by ® are registered trademarks of IBM in the United States; those followed by ™ are trademarks or common law marks of IBM in the United States.

This list is not a comprehensive list of all IBM trademarks.

 

Last Updated: August, 2014
Next Update: September, 2014


A

AbilityLab™
ActiveInsight®
Active Cloud Engine®
Active Memory™
ADDME™
Advanced Micro-Partitioning™
Affinium Netinsight®
AFP Font Collection for S/390™
AFS™
AGLETS®
Ahead of the Threat®
AIX®
AIX/ESA®
AIX 5L™
AIX PVMe™
Algo®
Algo Collateral®
Algo Credit®
Algo Financial Modeler®
Algo FIRST®
Algo Foundation™
Algo Market®
Algo One®
Algo OpVar®
Algo Risk®
Algorithmics®
ALLOCATIONXPERT®
AlphaBlox®
alphaWorks®
Analyst’s Notebook®
Answertree®
AnyNet®
AnthillPro®
APL2®
Application Advantage™
Application Region Manager™
Applications on Demand®
AppScan®
Approach®
Argus®
AS/400®
AS/400e™
ASSETNET®
Association/400®
ASSORTMENTXPERT®
Audiovation®


B

Balanced Warehouse®
BatchPipes®
BCASE: IBM Business Partner Sales Enablement App for Midsize Business®
BE IN COMMAND®
BigFix®
BigInsights™
Blade Network Technologies®
BladeCenter®
BladeCenter iSCSI Bladeboot™
Bladeharmony®
Blue Gene®/L
Blue Gene®/P
Blue Gene®/Q
Bluemix™
Blueworks Live™
BNT®
BookManager®
BookMaster®
BooleDozer™
BoolesEye™
Build Forge®


C

C BEAM®
C-ISAM®
C++/MVS™
C++/VM™
C/MVS™
C/VM™
C/370™
Calibrated Vectored Cooling™
CallFlow®
Campaign Designer™
Campaign Designer Marketing Link™
Cast Iron®
CGOC®
ChipBench™
Chiphopper™
CICS®
CICS Explorer®
CICS/6000®
CICSPlex®
Clarity 6™
Clarity FSR™
Clarity.Confidence.Control®
ClearCase®
ClearCase MultiSite®
ClearQuest®
Clementine®
Click to Cloud™
CloudBurst®
Clusty®
Cognos®
Collaboration Agenda®
Collaborative Innovation®
Command Center®
Common Platform®
Communications System for Windows NT™
Component Business Model™
Continuus™
Cool Blue®
COPLINK®
COPSYNC®
CoreConnect™
CPLEX®
CrossAccess®
Current®


D

DAMOCLES®
Data Center Family®
Data Collection Services™
Data Collection Solution™
DataBlade®
DataCenter Technologies®
DataMirror®
DataMirror Transformation Server®
DataPower®
DataRefresher™
DataStage®
DB2®
DB2 Connect™
DB2 Client Application Enablers™
DB2 Extenders™
DB2 OLAP Server™
DB2 Universal Database™
DCConnect™
Decade of Smart™
Decision Advantage™
Deep Thunder™
Defect Reduction Method™
DEMAND BETTER®
DemandTec®
DEMANDXPERT®
Destination Z™
developerWorks®
DIA Data Integrity Assurance®
Diligent®
DirectTalk®
DirectTalk/2™
DirectTalk/6000™
DirMaint™
DisplayWrite®
Distributed Relational Database Architecture™
Document Retrieval Assistant™
Domino®
DOORS®
DRDA®
DS4000®
DS5000™
DS6000™
DS8000®
DualStor™
DXT™
DXT/D1™
Dynamic Infrastructure®
DYNIX/ptx®


E

EasySync®
Easy Tier®
ECKD™
EdgeMethods™
EinsTimer™
Electronic Service Agent™
Emptoris®
EnergyScale™
Enterprise Document Management System™
Enterprise Storage Server®
Enterprise Workload Manager™
eServer™
ETEWatch®
EtherJet™
Everyplace®
Express®
Express Advantage®
Express Middleware™
Express Portfolio™
Express Servers™
Express Servers and Storage™
Express Services™
Express Storage™
eXtended I/O™
Extreme Blue®


F

FDPR®
FFST™
FFST/2™
FICON®
FileNet®
First Failure Support Technology™
First Failure Support Technology/2™
First Run™
Fixlet®
Flash Brick®
FlashCopy®
FlashSystem™
Focal Point™
Freelance Graphics®
Full Economy Model™


G

GDPS®
Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex™
geoInterface™
GigaProcessor™
Global Business Services®
Global Innovation Outlook™
Global Process Management Framework™
Global Technology Services®
GPFS™
Green Sigma™
Greenhaviour®
GuardedNet®
Guardium®
GXT1000™
GXT150L™
GXT150M™


H

HACMP™
HACMP/6000™
HelpCenter®
Healthlink Connect®
HiperSockets™
Hiperspace™
HyperFactor®
Hyperfactor Technology®
HyperSwap®


I

i2®
i5/OS™
IA®
IBM®
IBM 5 in 5®
IBM Agility@Scale®
IBM Big Data Stampede™
IBM Certified Used Equipment™
IBM Clarity 7™
IBM Cloud Managed Services™
IBM Club®
IBM Component Business Model™
IBM Consumer Wallet™
IBM Diagnostics View™
IBM Enterprise IT Financing Facility™
IBM Factory Operations Executive™
IBM FlashSystem™
IBM Flex System®
IBM Flex System Manager®
IBM FlexCenter®
IBM Flexible Credit™
IBM Next Five in Five®
IBM Payments Directors Gateway™
IBM Payment Registry™
IBM Payment Server™
IBM PowerXCell™
IBM Project Financing™
IBM Process Reference Model for IT™
IBM Public Health Solution for Disease Surveillance and Management®
IBM PureData™
IBM Receivables Purchase™
IBM Registry™
IBM ReturnServe™
IBM Service Management Model™
IBM Service Management Solutions™
IBM Services Reference Model for IT™
IBM SmartCloud®
IBM Social Business®
IBM Social Sentiment Index®
IBM Solution Connection™
IBM Speech to Speech Translator™
IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager™
IBM TotalStorage® Proven
IBM UrbanCode™
IBM Virtual Innovation Center™
IBM Watson™
ibm.com®
Icing®
iDataPlex®
iDeliver®
ILOG®
ILOG Elixir®
I-Logix®
ImagePlus®
Impromptu®
Improvement Driven Organization®
IMS™
IMS/ESA®
Information Agenda®
Information Economics™
Information on Demand®
Information Optimized®
Informix®
InfoSphere®
Initiate®
Initiate Identity Hub®
Initiate Master Data Service®
Initiate Systems®
Ink Manager®
InnovationJam®
iNotes®
Insight™
Integrate in Days®,
Integrated Language Environment®
Integrated Systems Solutions®
Intelligent Cluster™
Intelligent Miner®
IntelliStation®
IntelliWatch®
IntelliWatch Pinnacle®
IO2®
iSeries®
Iterations®


J

Jazz™
Joint Packaging Platform™
JStart®


K

Know Your Risk®
Kyanite™


L

LAN Distance®
Language Environment®
LanguageWare®
Learning Solutions®
Let's Build A Smarter Planet®
Lexiquest®
Linear Tape File System™
LiveAudit™
LoadLeveler®
LogicNet®
LogicNet Plus®
Logictools®
Logiscope®
Lombardi Blueprint®
Lombardi Teamworks®
Lotus®
Lotus Discovery Server®
Lotus Enterprise Integrator®
Lotus FastSite®
Lotus Foundations®
Lotus Knows®
Lotus Notes®
LotusLive™
LotusLive Notes™
LotusScript®
Lotusphere®
LOVEM®
LSF®
LSF ACTIVECLUSTER®


M

made with data™
Made with IBM™
made with IBM Cloud™
made with IBM Watson™
made with mobile™
made with social™
Magstar®
Making the World Work Better®
Managing the World's Infrastructure®
Many Eyes®
Mark-to-Future®
MARKDOWNXPERT®
Maximo®
Measure What Matters®
Mentorplace®
MetaArchitect®
MetaBroker®
Metrica®
Micromuse®
Micro-Partitioning®
MicroLatency™
Mobile Notes®
Monitoring On Demand®
Mote Runner®
MQIntegrator®
MQSeries®
MVS™


N

NameGenderizer®
NameParser®
NameTransliterator®
Net.Data®
Net.Genesis®
Netcool®
Netfinity®
Netinsight®
Nettracker®
NetView®
Nextra™
NeXtScale System™
NINDEX®
Nitix®
NMotion®
NoID™
Notes®
NUMA-Q®


O

ObjectGrid®
OMEGAMON®
OMEGAVIEW II®
OmniFind®
OnForever™
On Demand Community®
On-File™
On-Mail™
Open Class®
Open Power™
OpenAFS®
OpenPages®
OpenPower™
Operating System/2®
Operating System/400®
Optim™
Orchestrate®
OS/390®
OS/400®
Overstat®


P

Passport Advantage®
Parallel Sysplex®
PartnerWorld®
PASW®
PASW the Predictive Analytics Company®
Performance Inspector™
Perpetual Analytics®
PetroConnect™
PLANNINGXPERT®
Policy Tester®
Power®
POWER®
POWER6®
POWER6+™
POWER7®
POWER7 Systems™
POWER7+™
POWER8™
Power Architecture®
Power Cube®
Power Everywhere®
POWER Hypervisor™
Power Series®
Power Systems™
Power Systems Software™
PowerExecutive™
PowerHA®
PowerLinux™
PowerNP™
PowerOpen™
PowerPC®
PowerPC 604™
PowerPC 750™
PowerPlay®
PowerPRS™
PowerSC™
PowerVM®
PowerVP™
POWER2 Architecture™
Print Services Facility™
PrintManager™
PrintWay™
ProcessMaster®
Processor Resource/Systems Manager™
ProductPac®
Profit Seeker®
PROFS™
Project Conductor®
ProjectConsole™
ProMap4®
PROMOTIONXPERT®
Protect More. Store Less®
ProtecTIER®
Proventia®
Proviso®
PR/SM™
PureAnalytics™
PureApplication®
pureCluster™
PureCoverage®
PureData™
PureExperience®
PureFlex®
pureQuery®
pureScale®
PureSystems®
Purify®
PurifyPlus™
pureXML®


Q

Q1 Labs®
QMF™
QRadar®
QRadar SLIM®
QualityStage®
Quancept®
Quantify®
Query Management Facility™
Quickr®


R

RAA®
RACF®
Rackonomics®
RackSwitch™
RamSan®
Rapid Financing™
Rapidimpact®
Rational®
Rational Apex®
Rational Developer Network®
Rational Rose®
Rational Team Concert™
RDN®
Reading Companion®
Ready Pack for Cloud®
ReadyPack™
Realhunter®
Real-time Compression™
Real-time Compression Appliance™
Red Brick®
Red Brick Vista®
Redbooks®
Redguide™
Redguides™
Redpaper™
Redpapers™
Regency Services®
Relevance Engine®
REPLENISHXPERT®
RequisitePro®
Resource Link®
Resource Measurement Facility™
RETAIN®
Rhapsody®
RiskWatch®
RISQL®
RIVERMINE®
Riversoft™
RMF™
RPG/400®
RS/6000®
RT Personal Computers®
Rytrak®


S

S390-Tools®
S/390®
S-TAP®
Sametime®
SamplePower®
SANergy®
Scade™
Scalable POWERparallel Systems®
ScriptAssure®
Search Done Right®
SecurityFusion™
Server Mobility®
ServerProven®
Service Director™
Service Request Manager®
ServicePac®
ServiceSuite®
Seven Keys To Success®
SHOPALYTICS®
ShowCase®
SiteCheck®
SiteProtector™
SlamTracker®
Smart Oil®
SMART SOA®
SMART SOA Social Network™
Smart Traffic®
SmartConnect®
Smarter Analytics®
Smarter Banking®
Smarter Cities®
Smarter Cities Challenge®
Smarter Commerce®
Smarter Energy®
Smarter Healthcare®
Smarter Oil®
Smarter Planet®
Smarter Public Safety®
Smarter Traffic®
Smarter Water®
Smartmodels®
SmartSuite®
Socially Forward Business®
SoDA®
SoftAudit®
Software as Services™
SOMobjects®
Speed Teams™
SPDE®
SPSS®
Statemate®
STOP TALKING START DOING™
Star Analytics®
Star Integration Server®
Storage Tank®
StoredIQ®
Storwize®
SureBase™
SureMark™
SurePoint™
SurePOS™
SurfAid Analytics®
Symphony®
SysBack®
System i®
System i5®
System p®
System Proven™
System p5®
System Storage®
System Storage DS®
System x®
System z®
System z9®
System z10®
SystemMirror®
Systems Application Architecture®
Systems Director VMControl™
System/390®


T

TDMF®
Tealeaf®
Teamworks®
TechConnect®
Terraform®
TestMate®
Texas Memory Systems®
The Experience of Now®
The Greater IBM Connection™
The New Era of Risk Management®
TheSmarterCity®
THINK®
Think Express®
ThinkPlace®
Tivoli®
Tivoli Enterprise Console®
Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack®
TM1®
Totalogistics®
TotalStorage Proven™
Transformation Server®
Transforming Assets into Business Value™
TRIRIGA®
Trusted Source of Network Truth®
TryTracker™
TXSeries™


U

UC2®
uDeploy®
Unica®
Unyte®
uDeploy®
urban{code}®


V

Value Pack™
Variable Stripe RAID™
Varicent®
Ventures in Collaboration™
Verilog™
VIA®
ViaVoice®
VIPitech®
Virtuo™
Virtual Patch®
Visibility Control Automation®
VISIBILITY.INSIGHT.ANSWERS.®
VisualAge®
VMready®
VTAM®
VTF®


W

Watson™
WebCPO®
WebDialogs®
WebIntertalk®
Websynergy™
WebSphere®
What's Your AQ®
Wheelwriter®
Word Pro®
Worklight®
Workload Partitions Manager™
World Community Grid®
World's Fastest Storage®
WPM®


X

X-Architecture®
X-Force®
XIV®


Z

z9®
z10™
z/Architecture®
z/OS®
z/VM®
z/VSE®
zEnterprise®
zPDT®
zSecure™


Numeric

1-2-3®
400®


Logos and design marks

accessibilityWorks®
Ai® logo
AIS APPLIED INTELLIGENCE SOLUTIONS® and device
AIX 6™
AlertCon™
Algo TH!NK®
Algorithmics Ai®
AlphaBlox®
B® device
Coremetrics®
DB™
DB/QUICKCHANGE™
DataPower®
EdgeMethods™
EMPTORIS® and device
XCITEC® and device
Flame Logo (Watchfire)®
Healthlink®
i2® logo
IBM®
IBM Business Partner®
IBM Peel-Back®
IBM TotalStorage® Proven
Initiate®
KEYMRO®
Lombardi®
Lombardi Blueprint®
Lombardi Services®
Lombardi University®
MDp®
Micromuse®
MRO Software®
On Demand Community®
Overstat®
Planet Icon®
PowerPC®

REBUS®
Redbooks®
S3®
STARANALYTICS®
Storwize®
TEALEAF®
THINK®
Tivoli®
Tivoli Business Partner™

Varicent®
Watson Avatar®
Watson Large Thinking Animation™
Watson Small Thinking Animation™
World Community Grid®
WSSRD®


Fair Use guidelines for use and reference of IBM trademarks

IBM trademarks include the famous IBM eight-bar logo and other designs and logos owned and used by IBM, as well as IBM product and service names. IBM takes great care in the development and protection of its trademarks and reserves all rights of ownership of its trademarks.

Use of IBM logos

IBM carefully limits the use of its logos. No other company may use IBM logos unless it has the express written permission of IBM, or is licensed by IBM to do so.

To obtain permission to use any IBM logo, contact your IBM representative or the IBM Call Center at 1-800-IBM4YOU (1-800-426-4968) and ask for Corporate Branding.

Fair use of IBM trademarks

"Fair use" of IBM trademarks, that is, use by a third party without express permission or license, is limited to text-only references to IBM trademarks such as product and service names, and excludes IBM logos.

In such references, you must be truthful, must not disparage IBM, and must not mislead the public. You must be clear and accurate as to the nature of the relationship between IBM and your company, its products, and its services.

Following are two common types of fair use:

 

  1. When you are specifically referring to IBM products. For example... IBM WebSphere software is a middleware platform.
  2. When you are indicating that an IBM product is compatible with another product. For Examples: a) XYZ is compatible with IBM WebSphere software products; b) XYZ for IBM Lotus Notes.

 

Please note that the emphasis should be on your product name and any accompanying packaging produced by your company. Labeling should place emphasis on your product name so that it is perceived as an application, developed with, compatible with, or running on an IBM product.

General rules for proper reference to IBM product names

Following are general rules for proper usage of IBM product names

  1. The first use of each IBM product name mentioned in communications must be identified in a footnote or attribution. The attribution must be located either on the page/screen where the IBM trademark is used, or in the legal section of the communication or site in which it is referenced. Please note that laws concerning use of trademarks or product names vary by country. Always consult a local attorney for additional guidance. Example: IBM, MVS and WebSphere are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation, registered in many jurisdictions worldwide.
  2. In the United States, the first reference in text to all IBM product names should be preceded by IBM and followed by the proper trademark symbol. The proper symbol for registered product names is ®. The proper symbol for product names which are the subject of pending applications or are used in accordance with common law trademark principles is ™. Examples: IBM® WebSphere® is the leading software platform for e-business on demand™. The IBM® MVS™ operating system ... Rules for marking product names differ by country. You may need to seek guidance from a trademark professional.
  3. A product name should be used as an adjective qualifying a noun that is a generic description of the product or service. The product name should also be used in a singular form. Example: The WebSphere software family includes over 150 products ...
  4. Do not change the form or representation of the product name, including capitalization or punctuation. Example: WebSphere®, DB2®, Lotus®, Tivoli®

 

Use of "IBM" as a company name

"IBM", the 3 letters in text, is both a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation, and an abbreviation of its company name. When "IBM" is used to identify the company International Business Machines Corporation, it is called a trade name. Trade name usage typically applies when referring to a company as opposed to a particular product. It is permissible to use IBM as a possessive if you are referring to IBM the company. In that case the name does not identify goods or services (which are legally the domain of trademarks).

Incorrect use of IBM trademarks

 

Special attributions

The listed trademarks of the following companies require attribution:

 

Other IBM company attributions

The listed trademarks of the following IBM companies require marking and attribution: