How do you check a trademark?

How do you check a trademark?

Checking with the USPTO Check the US Patent and Trademark Office Resources’s online database. Visit the USPTO’s Public Search Facility. Search a nearby Patent and Trademark Depository Library. Check the status of any mark found in the Trademark Status and Document Retrieval database.

How to check a name for a trademark?

Use an online search engine. Type the business names you’re considering into your favorite search engines.

  • Consult a fictitious name database. Some states maintain a single database for the entire state; others maintain separate databases for each county.
  • Look the name up in a business name database.
  • Search the Thomas Register.
  • How to check for patents and Trademark?

    Visit a PTRC. A PTRC is a great resource for complete patent searching.

  • and use.
  • Look up your keywords.
  • Click through to see similar subclasses.
  • Read the definitions.
  • Try other databases.
  • What is the cheapest trademark?

    Thus, technically speaking, the cheapest (and only way) to trademark in the US is to use the trademark in US commerce. Then, when you want to register, the cheapest option is a TEAS Plus registration – $225 if you do it yourself.

    Where is the US Patent and Trademark Office?

    The US Patent and Trademark Office, known as the USPTO, resides in Alexandria Virginia. It is their charter to manage, evaluate and issue patents and trademarks in the USA. Patents and trademarks can be applied for by individual inventors, businesses and corporations from anywhere in the world.

    How do I register a trademark for free?

    You can not register a trademark for free. However, you can establish something known as a “common law trademark” for free, simply by opening for business. The benefit of relying on common law trademark rights is that it’s free, and you don’t need to do any specific work filling out forms, etc.