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This excerpt taken from the AMTD 10-K filed Nov 13, 2009.
Intellectual Property Rights
 
Our success and ability to compete are dependent to a significant degree on our intellectual property, which includes our proprietary technology, trade secrets and client base. We rely on copyright, trade secret, trademark, domain name, patent and contract laws to protect our intellectual property and have utilized the various methods available to us, including filing applications for patents and trademark registrations with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and entering into written licenses and other technology agreements with third parties. Our patented and patent pending technologies include stock indexing and investor education technologies, as well as innovative trading and analysis tools. Our trademarks include both our primary brand TD AMERITRADE as well as brands for other products and services. A substantial portion of our intellectual property is protected by trade secrets. The source and object code for our proprietary software is also protected using applicable methods of intellectual property protection and general protections afforded to confidential information. In addition, it is our policy to enter into confidentiality and intellectual property ownership agreements with our employees and confidentiality and noncompetition agreements with our independent contractors and business partners and to control access to and distribution of our intellectual property.
 
These excerpts taken from the AMTD 10-K filed Nov 26, 2008.
Intellectual Property Rights
 
Our success and ability to compete are dependent to a significant degree on our intellectual property, which includes our proprietary technology, trade secrets and client base. We rely on copyright, trade secret, trademark, domain name, patent and contract laws to protect our intellectual property and have utilized the various methods available to us, including filing registrations with the United States Patent and Trademark office and entering into written licenses and other technology agreements with third parties. The source and object code for our proprietary software is also protected using applicable methods of intellectual property protection and general protections afforded to confidential information. In addition, it is our policy to enter into confidentiality and intellectual property ownership agreements with our employees and confidentiality and noncompetition agreements with our independent contractors and business partners, and to control access to and distribution of our intellectual property.
 
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Our success and ability to compete are dependent to a
significant degree on our intellectual property, which includes
our proprietary technology, trade secrets and client base. We
rely on copyright, trade secret, trademark, domain name, patent
and contract laws to protect our intellectual property and have
utilized the various methods available to us, including filing
registrations with the United States Patent and Trademark office
and entering into written licenses and other technology
agreements with third parties. The source and object code for
our proprietary software is also protected using applicable
methods of intellectual property protection and general
protections afforded to confidential information. In addition,
it is our policy to enter into confidentiality and intellectual
property ownership agreements with our employees and
confidentiality and noncompetition agreements with our
independent contractors and business partners, and to control
access to and distribution of our intellectual property.


 




This excerpt taken from the AMTD 10-K filed Nov 26, 2007.
Intellectual Property Rights
 
Our success and ability to compete are dependent to a significant degree on our intellectual property, which includes our proprietary technology, trade secrets and client base. We rely on copyright, trade secret, trademark, domain name, patent and contract laws to protect our intellectual property and have utilized the various methods available to us, including filing registrations with the United States Patent and Trademark office and entering into written licenses and other technology agreements with third parties. The source and object code for our proprietary software is also protected using applicable methods of intellectual property protection and general protections afforded to confidential information. In addition, it is our policy to enter into confidentiality and intellectual property ownership agreements with our employees and confidentiality and noncompetition agreements with our independent contractors and business partners, and to control access to and distribution of our intellectual property.
 
This excerpt taken from the AMTD 10-K filed Dec 7, 2006.
Intellectual Property Rights
 
Our success and ability to compete are dependent to a significant degree on our intellectual property, which includes our proprietary technology, trade secrets and client base. We rely on numerous methods of intellectual property protection to protect our intellectual property, including copyright, trade secret, trademark, domain name,


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patent and contract law and have utilized the various methods available to us, including registrations with the United States Patent and Trademark office for various properties, as well as entry into written licenses and other technology agreements with third parties. The source and object code for our proprietary software is also protected using applicable methods of intellectual property protection and general protections afforded to confidential information. In addition, it is our policy to enter into confidentiality and intellectual property ownership agreements with our associates and confidentiality and noncompetition agreements with our independent contractors and business partners, and to control access to and distribution of our intellectual property.
 

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