Vol. 69 No. 2 (2021)

In Memoriam: Ronald Richard Butters (1940-2021)

I. M. Nick
Society for Forensic Linguistics, Flensburg, Germany
Cover of Names Volume 69 Number 2 May 2021

Published 2021-05-14


  • onomastics,
  • forensic linguistics,
  • trademark law,
  • company names,
  • product names


  1. “Linguistic Change in Words One Owns: How Trademarks become ‘Generic’.” In Studies in the History of the English Language II, edited by Anne Curzan and Kim Emmons, 111–123. New York: Mouton de Gruyter.
  2. “A Linguistic Look at Trademark Dilution.” Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal 24, no. 3: 101–113.
  3. “Trademarks and Other Proprietary Terms.” In Dimensions of Forensic Linguistics, edited by John Gibbons and M. Teresa Turrell, 231–247. New York: John Benjamins.
  4. “Trademarking: Language That One Owns.” Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics, edited by Malcolm Coulthard and Alison Johnson, 351–364. New York: Routledge.
  5. “Linguistic Issues in Copyright Law.” Oxford Handbook of Language and Law, edited by Lawrence Solan and Peter Tiersma, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  6. “Semiotic Interpretation in Trademark Law.” In Law, Culture, and Visual Studies, edited by Anne Wagner and Richard Sherwin, 261–282. New York: Springer.