Trademark Assignment Dataset

The USPTO records assignments of trademark applications and registrations to maintain a complete history of claimed interests in a mark. The Office also records supporting documentation for transactions that affect title or otherwise pertain to mark ownership including mergers, name changes, security interest agreements, and licenses. The 2016 update to the Trademark Assignment Dataset contains detailed information on more than 919,000 assignments and other transactions recorded at the USPTO between 1952 and 2016 and involving 1.7 million unique trademark properties (an individual application or registration).

A document describing these data is available here: The USPTO Trademark Assignment Dataset: Descriptions and Insights.

This document is also available as: Graham, S., Marco, A. and Myers, A. (2014). “Monetizing Marks: Insights from the USPTO Trademark Assignment Dataset.” SSRN working paper, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2430962

The OCE developed these data files for public use and encourage users to identify fixes and improvements. Users are requested to cite the documentation when using these data.

Please provide all feedback to: EconomicsData@uspto.gov.

Data Files

USPTO Trademark Assignment Dataset Schema

Download full set of 2016 data files [.dta format (168 MB)] [.csv format (165 MB)]

Download individual data files:

File Name 2013 2014* 2015** 2016*
tm_assignment DTA
39.4 MB
CSV
29.9 MB
DTA
23.1 MB
CSV
31.3 MB
DTA
25.9 MB
CSV
32.9 MB
DTA
26.8 MB
CSV
34.6 MB
tm_assignor DTA
31 MB
CSV
16.1 MB
DTA
17.1 MB
CSV
16.8 MB
DTA
19.9 MB
CSV
17.7 MB
DTA
20.6 MB
CSV
18.5 MB
tm_assignee DTA
46.8 MB
CSV
24.2 MB
DTA
28.5 MB
CSV
25.5 MB
DTA
31 MB
CSV
27 MB
DTA
32 MB
CSV
28.5 MB
    tm_subparty DTA
17.6 KB
CSV
13.9 KB
DTA
31.7 KB
CSV
23.3 KB
DTA
37.2 KB
CSV
28.7 KB
DTA
45.1 KB
CSV
35.9 KB
tm_docid DTA
31.6 MB
CSV
33.2 MB
DTA
33.6 MB
CSV
35.2 MB
DTA
42.5 MB
CSV
37.2 MB
DTA
44.5 MB
CSV
39.3 MB
tm_convey DTA
3.13 MB
CSV
3.33 MB
DTA
3.29 MB
CSV
3.51 MB
DTA
3.49 MB
CSV
3.72 MB
DTA
3.44 MB
CSV
3.92 MB
tm_cf_no DTA
32.1 MB
CSV
33.4 MB
DTA
33.9 MB
CSV
35.3 MB
DTA
35.7 MB
CSV
37.2 MB
DTA
37.7 MB
CSV
39.2 MB

Direct Download here: 2013201420152016.

Download full set of 2013 data files [.dta format (184 MB)] [.csv format (140 MB)]

Download full set of 2014 data files [.dta format (140 MB)] [.csv format (148 MB)]

Download full set of 2015 data files [.dta format (159 MB)] [.csv format (156 MB)]

These data comprise an aggregation of raw XML data found here.

* Note: the 2014 and 2016 DTA files have been created using the Stata-13 format. Long string values are stored using the new strL variable type. Consequently, the length variables for long strings are no longer required.

** Note: the 2015 DTA files have been created using the Stata-14 format. Long string values are stored using the new strL variable type. Consequently, the length variables for long strings are no longer required.