No. of terms: 500
Description: This alphabetized, hyperlinked glossary of terms used on the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) website is a qualified and authoritative source when looking up terminology used in the fields of patents and trademarks. Of great value to the users are the additional information that are mentioned in the definitions. This glossary turns out to be both, the place to quickly look up terms and also a good starting point to get orientation and instructions of how to apply for a patent or trademark.
Example term: service mark
A word, name, symbol or device that is to indicate the source of the services and to distinguish them from the services of others. A service mark is the same as a trademark except that it identifies and distinguishes the source of a service rather than a product. The terms “trademark” and “mark” are often used to refer to both trademarks and service marks.
Keywords: USPTO, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Glossary, Trademark Glossary, Patent, Trademark, intellectual property, IP
Status/Quote as: Public Domain / USPTO Patent & Trademark Glossary. United States Patent and Trademark Office.