Trademark basics

Are you an entrepreneur or a small business owner? Do you have a name or logo you are using to advertise your business?

Join the experts at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for an informative session where we will explore different types of trademarks, including words, slogans, designs, logos, and trade dress.

This discussion will also include:

  • How to search our database for potentially conflicting marks
  • How to select strong trademarks
  • The steps to file a trademark application
  • Trademark filing and maintenance fees

Register today

To learn more, please visit the USPTO's trademark basics page

For questions, please email

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please submit your request to the contact information above.

This event is part of a series: Intro to intellectual property