TEAS Nuts and Bolts videos

First time filer? Confused by trademark application terms? Trying to fill out the TEAS form, but not sure which buttons to push and fields to complete? For your convenience, the USPTO presents TEAS Nuts and Bolts, a how-to video series that provides information about each page of the TEAS application form. Each video shows how the form is used and provides examples.

While these videos provide pertinent suggestions and legal information, they are not considered legal advice. For information about legal advice and the use of an attorney to help you through the application process, read the Hiring a U.S.-licensed attorney page.

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Questions or comments about any of the videos? Please contact TMIN@uspto.gov. Note that this address should only be used for specific questions and comments about the materials covered in the videos, not for general questions.  For general questions, please contact TrademarkAssistanceCenter@uspto.gov.

1. TEAS Nuts and Bolts: TEAS Plus vs. TEAS Standard

This video compares and contrasts the two electronic versions of the USPTO’s federal trademark registration application: TEAS Plus and TEAS Standard. It highlights the TEAS Plus filing requirements, which allow for a less expensive filing fee and a more streamlined application process.

 

2. TEAS Nuts and Bolts: Applicant Information

This video explains how to fill out the Applicant Information page of the USPTO's federal trademark registration application. The information applies to the TEAS Plus and TEAS Standard filing options.

 

 

3. TEAS Nuts and Bolts: Mark Drawing Page

This video explains how to fill out the Mark Drawing page of the USPTO's federal trademark registration application. The information applies to TEAS Plus and TEAS Standard.

 

 

4. TEAS Nuts and Bolts: Additional Statements

This video explains how to fill out the Additional Statements section of the USPTO's federal trademark registration application. The information applies to TEAS Plus and TEAS Standard.

 

 

5. TEAS Nuts and Bolts: Goods and Services (TEAS Plus)

This video explains how to fill out the Goods and Services page of the USPTO's federal trademark registration application. The information applies to TEAS Plus only.

 

 

 

 

6. TEAS Nuts and Bolts: Goods and Services (TEAS Standard)

This video explains how to fill out the Goods and Services page of the USPTO's federal trademark registration application. The information applies to TEAS Standard only.

 


7. TEAS Nuts and Bolts: Filing Basis

This video explains how to fill out the Filing Basis page of the USPTO's federal trademark registration application. The information applies to TEAS Plus and TEAS Standard.

 

 

8. TEAS Nuts and Bolts: Correspondence Information

This video explains how to fill out the Correspondence Information page of the USPTO's federal trademark registration application. The information applies to TEAS Plus and TEAS Standard.

 

 

9. TEAS Nuts and Bolts: Fee/Signature Information

This video explains how to fill out the Fee/Signature Information page of the USPTO's federal trademark registration application. The information applies to TEAS Plus and TEAS Standard. The "TEAS Nuts and Bolts: Validation Page" video explains how to submit your payment.

 

 

10. TEAS Nuts and Bolts: Validation Page

This video explains how to fill out the Validation page of the USPTO's federal trademark registration application and how to submit your payment. The information applies to TEAS Plus and TEAS Standard.