The ‘Screening Search: US TM Searching’ provided by ‘The Trademark Search Company’ helps clients find near/similar marks that can improve the probability of granting approval to their trademark. The package includes trademark searching coverage of US Federal and Madrid with add-ons such as US States search, US common law search, Canada and Mexico trademark search. For common law, we cover SEC filings, business names and records, national yellow pages, top newspapers, financial Sources (like Hoovers, Dow Jones, Standard & Poor), industry news, and top Internet search engine results.
Some important FAQs to know while choosing Screening Search: US TM Searching package:
What is Preliminary Trademark Screening?
Preliminary trademark screening consists of an on-line search of US Federal and Madrid trademark databases to help clients identify marks that are near or similar to the one provided by the client.
Why do companies need to do preliminary trademark screening?
A preliminary trademark search like ‘Screening Search: US TM Searching’ is a critical step in creating a new mark that can protect your business in long-run. Unlike patents, which are granted first-to-file basis, trademarks are offered first-to-use basis and hence it’s important to ensure right at the beginning that you are investing in safe marks.
How experienced are the search professionals who will be undertaking the screening search?
All the team members who are associated with the search are well-experienced and well-acquainted with rules of trademark searching. They have successfully conducted trademark search for various clients ranging from biotech to hi-tech.
Will clients be provided with a report?
Yes, a detailed and specific electronic report will be provided to the client. The report will list all relevant identical and similar marks, classes of goods/services, descriptions of goods/services; owner’s name, registration & filing date everything that may be of critical value to clients.
Does preliminary trademark screening provide an advantage?
Since there are innumerable trademarks exist in the world, it is important for business-owners to evaluate the mark’s uniqueness prior to investing. The quick and thorough preliminary trademark screening saves time and money and ensures that only valid name reaches the market.