To assist you in understanding trademark rights, Trademark Center has compiled several helpful resources to answer your questions. Follow the links below to obtain the information you need.

Trademark Basics

A trademark is either a word, phrase, symbol or design, or combination of words, phrases, symbols or designs, which identifies and distinguishes the source of the goods or services of one party from those of others

Trademark FAQ's

Answers to the most frequently asked questions about trademarks including: How do trademarks differ from copyrights? Can corporate and business names be protected under trademark laws?

Trademark Resources

Links to the most popular trademark related resources to help you research a new trademark prior to registration and to help protect your tradmeark post registration.

International Registration

A U.S. trademark registration extends only to the United States and its territories. If you intend to use your trademark outside the United States, you may wish to seek trademark registration in other countries