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State Trademark Information Links

To acquire trademark and/or service mark registration at the state level, applicants must file an application with the trademark office of the specific state in which protection is sought. For information about state registration requirements, applicants must contact the individual state trademark office.

State: Website Address:
Alabama: http://www.sos.alabama.gov/BusinessServices/Trademarks.aspx
Alaska: http://www.commerce.state.ak.us/occ/tmark.htm
Arizona: http://www.azsos.gov/business_services/tnt/
Arkansas: http://www.sos.arkansas.gov/BCS/Pages/default.aspx
California: http://www.sos.ca.gov/business/ts/ts.htm
Colorado: http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/business/forms_main.html#Trademarks
Connecticut: http://www.sots.ct.gov/sots/cwp/view.asp?a=3177&q=392124&SOTSNav_GID=1844#trade
Delaware: http://corp.delaware.gov/trademark.shtml
District of Columbia: Use of a mark solely within the District of Columbia qualifies for federal registration. There is no D.C. trademark law. The District's trade name registry can be found at: http://brc.dc.gov/planning/requirements/tradename.asp
Florida: http://form.sunbiz.org/cor_t.html
Georgia: http://sos.georgia.gov/corporations/trademarks.htm
Hawaii: http://hawaii.gov/dcca/areas/breg/registration/trade/
Idaho: http://www.sos.idaho.gov/tmarks/tmindex.htm
Illinois: http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/publications/business_services/trademark.html
Indiana: http://www.in.gov/apps/sos/trademarks/
Iowa: http://sos.iowa.gov/business/FormsAndFees.html#TradeServiceMarks
Kansas: http://www.kssos.org/resources/resources_faq_trademark.html
Kentucky: http://sos.ky.gov/business/trademarks/
Louisiana: http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/500/Default.aspx
Application for Registration of Mark (PDF 42kb): http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/Portals/0/309TradeNameTradeMarkandServiceMarkRegistration.pdf
Maine: http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/corp/trademarks.html
Maryland: http://www.sos.state.md.us/registrations/trademarks/Trademarks.aspx
Massachusetts: http://www.sec.state.ma.us/cor/corpweb/cortmsm/tmsmfrm.htm
Michigan: http://www.michigan.gov/dleg/0,1607,7-154-35299_35413_35431---,00.html
Minnesota: http://www.sos.state.mn.us/home/index.asp?page=18&dc_id=101
Mississippi: http://www.sos.ms.gov/business_services_trademarks.aspx
Missouri: http://www.sos.mo.gov/business/trademark.asp
Montana: http://sos.mt.gov/business/Trademark/index.asp
Nebraska: http://www.sos.ne.gov/business/corp_serv/corp_form.html
Nevada: http://nvsos.gov/index.aspx?page=246
New Hampshire: http://www.sos.nh.gov/corporate/trademarkleader.htm
New Jersey: http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/revenue/dcr/geninfo/corpman.shtml#TMSM
New Mexico: http://www.sos.state.nm.us/sos-Trademarks.html
New York: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/tradmark.htm
North Carolina: http://www.secretary.state.nc.us/trademrk/
North Dakota: http://www.nd.gov/sos/businessserv/registrations/trademark.html
Ohio: http://www.sos.state.oh.us/SOS/Businesses/businessServices.aspx
Oklahoma: https://www.sos.ok.gov/trademarks/default.aspx
Oregon: http://www.filinginoregon.com/forms/business.htm
Oregon Trade and Service Mark law: http://www.leg.state.or.us/ors/647.html
Pennsylvania: http://www.dos.state.pa.us/corps/cwp/view.asp?a=1093&q=431231
Rhode Island: http://www.sec.state.ri.us/corps/trademark/trademark.html
South Carolina: http://www.scsos.com/Library_of_Forms_and_Fees#Trademarks
South Dakota: http://sdsos.gov/content/viewcontent.aspx?cat=corporations&pg=/corporations/trademark.shtm
Tennessee: http://tennessee.gov/sos/bus_svc/trademarks.htm
Texas: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/corp/trademark.shtml
Utah: http://corporations.utah.gov/business/tm.html
Vermont: http://www.sec.state.vt.us/corps/tmkhome.htm
Virginia: http://www.scc.virginia.gov/srf/bus/tmsm.aspx
Washington: http://www.sos.wa.gov/corps/Trademarks.aspx
West Virginia: http://www.sos.wv.gov/business-licensing/trademarkservicemarks/Pages/default.aspx
Wisconsin: http://www.sos.state.wi.us/trademark.htm
Wyoming: http://soswy.state.wy.us/Forms/FormsFiling.aspx?startwith=Business
Wyoming Trademark and Service Mark Law: http://legisweb.state.wy.us/statutes/statutes.aspx?file=titles/Title40/T40CH1.htm
Puerto Rico: http://www.estado.gobierno.pr/ (in Spanish)

 

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