Trademark Basics Boot Camp, Module 2: Searching

Are you a small business owner or entrepreneur interested in learning about trademarks and how to apply for a federal registration? If so, this event is a must-attend. In this second module of our eight-part virtual Trademark Basics Boot Camp, we'll focus on important principles related to trademark searching and effective use of the USPTO’s Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS). The event is free, but space is limited, so register early.

This module will cover the following topics:

  • Trademark basics
  • Likelihood of confusion
  • Searching in TESS
  • Summary of search principles
  • How to find help  

This module will be presented via Webex from 2-3:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, April 13, and will conclude with a question-and-answer session. Please register by April 12.

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Be sure to check out our other boot camp modules running consecutively every week for the eight-week duration. You can attend the whole series or just the specific modules that best meet your needs. Separate registration is required for each module. While boot camp presentations are not recorded for later viewing, we'll provide a PDF file of the presentation materials within 2-3 days after the event.

For questions about the event or the boot camp series, please contact

This event is organized in collaboration with our regional outreach offices. Contact information for participating regional offices:

This event is part of a series: Trademark Basics Boot Camp