A long story, Phil! When we first incorporated we were a software development and systems/network integration company and I'd picked the name "Communications Integration and Management Inc.". After I'd done art for cards, etc. my lawyer came back and said the name was too close to another and we couldn't get it. When I expressed my disappointment, he said "I don't know why you wanted it in the first place; it's too long". So I said "I was just going to use the initials". He said that was fine and we could incorporate the initials "CIMI" but we couldn't say it stood for anything! So, legally, the answer to your question is "Nothing!"
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