TMEP 111: Requests for Copies of Trademark Documents

October 2017 Edition of the TMEP

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111    Requests for Copies of Trademark Documents

The public may print images of the contents of trademark application, registration, and Board proceeding records through the Trademark Status and Document Retrieval (TSDR) database or TTABVUE on the USPTO website at http://www.uspto.gov.  See TMEP §109.01.  The public can also print electronic copies of records pertaining to applications or registrations through the Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS) (see TMEP §104), and prosecution histories through TSDR (see TMEP §108.01) on the USPTO website.  There is no charge for use of these databases.

The public may purchase certified copies of trademark documents (application or registration records, trademark title and status reports, etc.) through the USPTO website at http://www.uspto.gov/trademark/contact-trademarks#OrderDocs.  Fee schedules are posted on the USPTO website.  Requests for certified copies of trademark documents are handled by the Document Services Branch of the Public Records Division of the USPTO and delivered by the United States Postal Service. Owners may request a duplicate copy of their registration certificate by filing a petition to the Director of the USPTO. See TMEP §1601.01(b).

Requests for certified copies of trademark documents may also be mailed to:  Mail Stop Document Services, Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, P. O. Box 1450, Alexandria VA  22313-1450. 37 C.F.R. §2.190(d).