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Using the Cortex® Trademark

Cortex

Please use the above trademark in accordance with the ARM Trademark Use Guidelines.
Symbol: ®
Approved nouns:

core
CPU
microprocessor
MPCore
processor
processor family

-based (appropriate third party noun)

Cortex may also be used with other suitable ARM product names, e.g. Fast Models.
Use format:

ARM® Cortex® [Product Name] [Approved Noun]
e.g. ARM® Cortex®-A12 processor

ARM® Cortex®-based [appropriate third party noun]
e.g. ARM® Cortex®-based smartphone

Always use the Cortex trademark preceded by the ARM trademark in first use, i.e. ARM® Cortex®. You do not have to use the ARM trademark in each subsequent use of the Cortex trademark.
Core configurations References to multi-core configurations should be placed before the ARM trademark(s).
Notice: ARM and Cortex are registered trademarks of ARM Limited (or its subsidiaries) in the EU and/or elsewhere. All rights reserved.

Use Examples for Cortex Trademark

Example Correct use Incorrect use
#1 ARM® Cortex®-A15 processor ARM® Cortex-A15 processor
ARM® cortex®-A15 processor
#2 ARM® Cortex®-based smartphone ARM® Cortex® smartphone
#3 ARM® Cortex®-A12 based smartphone ARM® Cortex®-A12 smartphone
#4 ARM® Cortex®-A15 processor based chip ARM® Cortex®-A15 processor based core
#5 quad core ARM® Cortex®-based chip ARM® Cortex®-based quad core
#6 Company X releases quad-core 1.5GHz ARM® Cortex®-A7 based chip for tablets Company X releases 1.5GHz ARM® Cortex®-A7 based quad-core chip for tablets
#7 ARM® Cortex®-A9 Fast Model simulator

ARM® Cortex®-A9 Fast Model simulator.

"Fast Model(s)" is not an ARM trademark.