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Patents and Trademarks: Trademark Web Sites

The Ryan-Matura Library is a United States Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

  Trademarks

The following is a list of online trademark resources you may find useful in your research:

Trademark Databases

USPTO Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS)
http://tmsearch.uspto.gov/
 
USPTO Trademark Application and Registration Retrieval system (TARR)
http://tarr.uspto.gov/
 
USPTO Trademark Assignment Query Menu
http://assignments.uspto.gov/assignments/q?db=tm
 
USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Inquiry System (TTABVUE)
http://ttabvue.uspto.gov/ttabvue/
 
Connecticut State Trademark Search (form for ordering search by Secretary of State's office)
http://www.sots.ct.gov/sots/lib/sots/commercialrecording/allforms/tradeservicemarks/req_for_search_of_reg_marks.pdf​ 
 
Connecticut State Business Name Search (online)
          http://www.concord-sots.ct.gov/CONCORD/online?sn=PublicInquiry&eid=9740
 
Canadian Trade-marks Database
http://strategis.ic.gc.ca/app/cipo/trademarks/search/tmSearch.do?language=eng
 
Trade Marks from the Patent Office of the United Kingdom
http://www.patent.gov.uk/tm.htm
 
WIPO ROMARIN (International Trademark Information Database)
http://www.wipo.int/madrid/en/romarin/index.html
 
WIPO Article 6ter Structured Search (State Emblems, Official Hallmarks, and Emblems of Intergovernmental Organizations)
http://www.wipo.int/ipdl/en/6ter/
 
WIPO Appellations of Origin - Lisbon Structured Search
http://www.wipo.int/ipdl/en/lisbon/

Trademark Classification Manuals and Search Guides

USPTO Basic Facts about Trademarks
http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/tac/doc/basic/
 
 
International Schedule of Classes
http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/tac/doc/basic/international.htm
 
U.S. Trademark Office - Acceptable Identification of Goods and Services Manual U.S. and International Classification numbers)
http://tess2.uspto.gov/netahtml/tidm.html
 
USPTO Design Code Search Manual
http://tess2.uspto.gov/tmdb/dscm/index.htm
 
Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure - TMEP
http://tess2.uspto.gov/tmdb/tmep/
 
USPTO Official Gazette - Trademarks: recent five weeks
http://www.uspto.gov/web/trademarks/tmog/
 
USPTO FAQ about how to use TESS to search for Native American Tribal Insignia
http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/tac/tribalfaq.htm
 
Guide to the International Registration of Marks under the Madrid Agreement and the Madrid Protocol (Adobe Acrobat needed to view document)
http://www.wipo.int/madrid/en/guide/
 
Nice Classification of International Goods and Services
http://www.wipo.int/classifications/fulltext/nice8/enmain.htm
 
 
Summary of the Official Journal of the OHIM
http://oami.europa.eu/en/office/diff/officialj.htm
 

National and International Trademark Offices

United State Patent and Trademark Office
http://www.uspto.gov/main/trademarks.htm
 
State Trademark Offices
http:/martinwallace.net/ptdla/statetm_main.html
 
Canadian Trade-marks
http://strategis.ic.gc.ca/sc_mrksv/cipo/tm/tm_main-e.html
 
Community Trademark System (European Union)
http://oami.europa.eu/
 
WIPO Trademark Gateway
http://www.wipo.int/trademarks/en/