What does the TM symbol mean?

Minneapolis trademark lawyer David D’Zurilla explains what the TM symbol refers to.

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The TM symbol means, as it is used in connection with a trademark, just that the person using that mark is claiming trademark rights in that mark. They more than likely have not registered it, but they are using it on a good or in connection with a service and they’re, since they’re using it as such a mark, they are claiming trademark rights in it.