For complete information about trademarks, see the US Patent and Trademark Office's informational website.
Brief Definition: A trademark is a name, symbol or phrase used in interstate commerce to identify the source of a product or service. A business or company name is a trade name and cannot be registered federally.
There are two types of trademarks typically registered with the US Patent and Trademark Office:
For more information about trademarks, see the helpful links below: