LLC key objective
in trademark searching is to find the best available expired, unexpired
and abandoned registered trademarks and determine whether a potential
trademark has possibility in a timely manner. The types of trademark
searching that we perform are:
1. State Trademark Search – this search is
performed electronically and manually for trademarks that are registered
with the state.
Trademark Search – this search is performed electronically
and manually for trademarks that are registered with the U.S. Patent
& Trademark Office. The electronic searching database that we
use is the Trademark Electronic Search System, known as TESS.
Law Trademark Search – this search is an extensive
search that uses federal and state registers, telephone directories,
newspapers, news paper electronic archives, journals, magazines,
publications, company and industrial records, etc.
purposes, a common law trademark is not registered or protected
with the federal or state governments. The rights of this type of
trademark are predicated solely on one using their trademark before
someone else. Note: this trademark can only be
defended by an owner, if he/she can verify the date of first use.