Transitioning from TESS to new search

Transitioning from TESS to new search

The video recording of this expired event is posted above. You can watch recordings of all past Trademarks Webinar Series presentations on the Trademarks Webinar Series page.

Also available is a PDF of the presentation slides featuring legal citations and cases. Also included with the webinar was a handout of useful terms and concepts.

Did you know the Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS) will soon be replaced by a new public trademark search system? Do you want to learn how to use your advanced TESS searching skills with the new system?

In this in-depth presentation where experts from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will:

  • Explain why TESS is being retired
  • Provide an overview of the new public trademark search tool
  • Show you how to translate TESS search strings into new trademark search strings


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