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Frequently Asked Questions - Trademarks On Call




What is Trademarks On Call?
Trademarks On Call is a trademark search engine. Trademarks On Call allows you to effectively and efficiently search and research trademark data for free. Trademarks On Call also provides you with tools for managing your own trademarks, including free trademark status alerts.



Is Trademarks On Call a law firm?
Trademarks On Call is not a law firm or a substitute for an attorney or a law firm. Trademarks On Call does not provide legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult an attorney or law firm.



Is Trademarks On Call affiliated with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office?
Trademarks On Call is not affiliated with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO"). However, Trademarks On Call does collect, categorize and index trademark data made public by the USPTO, thereby providing you with the tools to effectively research trademarks while managing your own trademarks.



What is a Trademark Status Alert?
Once filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, all trademark applications go through numerous stages before they become an officially registered trademark. Our software platform conducts automated periodic checks of USPTO trademark publications for changes in mark status and alerts our subscribers promptly following the detection of status changes. You can sign up for free status alerts for your own trademark(s) or any other trademark(s) of interest. Sign up for as many status alerts as you want and it remains absolutely free.



What is a Trademark Owner Alert?
For every trademark filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the name of the owner of that trademark is recorded. Whether the owner is an individual or a company, it can be valuable to know an owner's trademark status. For example, new trademark applications often signify the launch of a new but currently undisclosed product. Our software platform conducts automated periodic checks of an owner's USPTO trademark publications for changes in mark status and alerts our subscribers promptly following the detection of a status change. Sign up for as many owner alerts as you want and it remains absolutely free.



What is a Trademark Correspondent Alert?
For every trademark filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the name of the correspondent for that trademark is recorded. The correspondent is the person designated to receive all correspondence for that trademark, and is sometimes the trademark attorney representing the owner of the trademark. Since companies typically use the same correspondent for many of their trademarks, it can be valuable to know a correspondent's trademark status. For example, if a correspondent files a new trademark, it could signify the launch of a new but currently undisclosed product. Our software platform conducts automated periodic checks of a correspondent's USPTO trademark publications for changes in mark status and alerts our subscribers promptly following the detection of the status change. Sign up for as many correspondent alerts as you want and it remains absolutely free.