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Patents and Trademarks

Patent & Trademark basic information, databases, links for legal and status information

Search Trademark Databases

TMview (European Union database of 109 million trademarks worldwide)

Other places to search trademarks

  • Google.com - to see if anyone on web is using your intended mark or name (or one that could be confused with it)
  • Newspaper and business databases (available on campus, or remotely via researchport.umd.edu, to UMD affiliates)
  • Phone directories online