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Change of Address for Mailing Trademark Correspondence

To expedite processing, the Office encourages parties to file documents through the Trademark Electronic Application System, at, wherever possible.

Effective October 1, 2004, the mailing addresses for filing trademark-related documents on paper have changed.

All trademark-related correspondence filed by mail, except for requests to record documents in the Assignment Services Division, requests for copies of trademark documents, and certain documents filed under the Madrid Protocol should be addressed to:

Commissioner for Trademarks
P.O. Box 1451
Alexandria, VA 22313-1451

The mail box designations previously listed in TMEP §305.01 are no longer in use.


International applications, subsequent designations, responses to irregularity notices, requests to record changes in the International Register, requests for transformation, and petitions to the Director to review the actions of the Office’s Madrid Processing Unit, when filed by mail, must be mailed to:

Commissioner for Trademarks
P.O. Box 16471
Arlington, VA. 22215-1471
Attention : MPU


Beginning Monday, October 4, 2004, all hand and courier delivered correspondence, including Madrid related filings, may be delivered to:

Trademark Assistance Center
Madison East, Concourse Level Room C 55
600 Dulany Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Such hand deliveries will only be accepted between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, except on holidays.


Requests to record documents in the Assignment Services Division can be filed electronically at Paper documents and cover sheets to be recorded in the Assignment Services Division should be sent to:

Mail Stop Assignment Recordation Services
Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office
P. O. Box 1450
Alexandria VA 22313-1450

Copies of trademark documents can be ordered through the Office's website at Requests for certified or uncertified copies of trademark documents filed on paper should be sent, with an authorization to charge the fee to a credit card or USPTO deposit account, to:

Mail Stop Document Services
Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office
P. O. Box 1450, Alexandria VA 22313-1450



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