As of January 20th, 2009, the term "dive buddy" was registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) as an official service mark used by DiveBuddy.com (which is owned by Davis Companies, Inc.). The registration number is: 3,566,208. The serial number is 77-522,057.
Be looking for the Circle R next to the DiveBuddy name from now on! If you have questions, please send me a direct message.
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