United States Patent and Trademark Office

United States Patent and Trademark Office
An administrative branch of the U.S. Department of Commerce charged with overseeing and implementing the federal laws on patents and trademarks. This includes examining, issuing, classifying, and maintaining records of all patents and trademarks issued by the United States.
Category: Patent, Copyright & Trademark → Patent Law
Category: Patent, Copyright & Trademark → Trademark Law

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