TMEP 1204.05: Resources

This is the October 2015 Edition of the TMEP

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1204.05    Resources

Internet Evidence

Many useful websites present images of national and state flags, government insignia, and coats of arms:

Flags of Foreign Nations:

United States, State, and Territory Flags:

Insignia:

Coat of Arms - Gallery of Coats of Arms:

Non Registration Data: X-Search and TESS

The "89" series code (i.e., serial numbers beginning with the digits "89") includes designations protected by federal statute or regulation, designations submitted to the USPTO from the IB pursuant to Article 6ter of the Paris Convention, and official insignia of federally and state-recognized Native American tribes. These submissions are sometimes referred to as "non-registrations." See TMEP §§1205.01─1205.03.