Trademarks for Humanity Awards Program

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Recognizing brand owners who are making a difference

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The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has launched the new Trademarks for Humanity awards program to recognize brand owners who are harnessing the power of trademarks to help solve humanitarian challenges.

The USPTO will accept applications for this year's awards from April 11 to September 15 or until 200 applications are received, whichever occurs first. 

From individual entrepreneurs to large corporations, and educational and nonprofit organizations, brand owners who are passionate about humanitarian causes offer a wide variety of products and services that improve our lives and make the world a better place. This new awards program will recognize brand owners who are making such contributions and highlight the valuable role trademarks play in these efforts.

See below for more details about the 2023 Trademarks for Humanity awards program.

Trademarks for Humanity 2023: Trademarks and the environment

For the 2023 awards cycle, the Trademarks for Humanity awards program will focus on the environment. This year’s program will recognize brand owners who are improving the environment through the products or services they offer, or the business practices they use, in connection with a federally registered trademark.

Apply now!

Access the Trademarks for Humanity interactive application form and submit your application.