Copyright and Trademark Symbols in HTML

   Posted September 24, 2012 by David Kirk in HTML

The ASCII codes can be used to create several useful symbols. Here is a description of how to use ASCII code in your html pages.

ASCII codes in html can be identified with the preceding “&#”

They should be placed into the html just as plain text. The browser should render the ASCII code as the correct symbol.

© or copyright symbol can be created with this:


® or sound recording copyright symbol can be created with this:


™ or trademark can be created with this:


℠ or service mark can be created with this:


Editor’s note: Based on a request in the comments, this post has been updated to include the html for the service mark symbol.


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David Kirk is one of the original founders of tech-recipes and is currently serving as editor-in-chief. Not only has he been crafting tutorials for over ten years, but in his other life he also enjoys taking care of critically ill patients as an ICU physician.
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