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Common Language® Information Service Intellectual Property
Frequently Asked Questions


Q: I am a Common Language subscriber, how do I correctly identify the iconectiv intellectual property?

A: For non-tariff documents in which you include any Common Language codes, the following statement should be included:

  • iconectiv, Telcordia, Common Language and LocateIt are registered trademarks and CLCI, CLEI, CLFI, CLLI, FID, NC, NCI, NC/NCI and USOC are trademarks and the Intellectual Property of Telcordia Technologies, Inc. dba iconectiv. The Common Language codes identified herein are the proprietary information of Telcordia Technologies, Inc. dba iconectiv ("iconectiv") and are licensed to [Company Name].  The Common Language codes are provided herein solely for the purpose of this [Document name] and may not be reproduced, stored, or used for any other purpose without the express, written consent of iconectiv.

Q: I am a Common Language subscriber, how do I correctly identify the iconectiv intellectual property if I use Common Language codes in my tariffs?

A: · iconectiv, Telcordia, Common Language and LocateIt are registered trademarks and CLCI, CLEI, CLFI, CLLI, FID, NC, NCI, NC/NCI and USOC are trademarks and the Intellectual Property of Telcordia Technologies, Inc. dba iconectiv. The Common Language codes identified in this tariff are the proprietary information of Telcordia Technologies, Inc. dba iconectiv ("iconectiv") and are licensed to [Company Name].  The Common Language codes are provided herein solely for the purpose of this tariff filing and may not be reproduced, stored, or used for any other purpose without the express, written consent of iconectiv.”

Q: In addition to the intellectual property statements above, is there other trademarking that needs to be considered?

A: Yes, in addition the statement above, the terms should be marked with the trademark symbol and the applicable footnote (see table below) included with the first instance.

Trademark Code Footnote Reference for first occurrence
CLCI Codes CLCI is a trademark of Telcordia Technologies, Inc. dba iconectiv. All rights reserved.
CLEI Codes CLEI is a trademark of Telcordia Technologies, Inc. dba iconectiv. All rights reserved.
CLFI Codes CLFI is a trademark of Telcordia Technologies, Inc. dba iconectiv. All rights reserved.
CLLI Codes CLLI is a trademark of Telcordia Technologies, Inc. dba iconectiv. All rights reserved.
FID Codes FID is a trademark of Telcordia Technologies, Inc. dba iconectiv. All rights reserved.
NC Codes NC is a trademark of Telcordia Technologies, Inc. dba iconectiv. All rights reserved.
NCI Codes NCI is a trademark of Telcordia Technologies, Inc. dba iconectiv. All rights reserved.
NC/NCI Codes NC/NCI is a trademark of Telcordia Technologies, Inc. dba iconectiv. All rights reserved.
USOC Codes USOC is a trademark of Telcordia Technologies, Inc. dba iconectiv. All rights reserved.

Q: Do I need to trademark each instance of the Common Language term?

A: Yes, for each subsequent instance include the trademark symbol but no additional footnote is required.