U.S. Design Search

Determine the availability of your design trademark or logo in the U.S. We search your design, trademark or logo against visually similar marks in our database of USPTO design mark applications and registrations. Our proprietary, enhanced design coding enables our analysts to deliver more precise, accurate and relevant image results.

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Features & Benefits

More than one-third of all trademark filings worldwide include a figurative element. This makes searching new logos and designs critical to reduce the risk of a costly infringement. But identifying visually similar trademarks and industrial designs is a specialized skill that is an art in itself.

CompuMark can help, with a comprehensive solution for searching design marks and industrial designs—quickly, accurately and cost-effectively.

Our U.S. Design Search provides the comprehensive information you need to:

  • Avoid Infringement of existing trademarks/logos
  • Support trademark litigation by identifying design marks that advance your client’s position
  • Assess whether your mark is clear for use and/or registration
  • Assess the strength of a design mark for acquisition or licensing purposes

Using our own proprietary database of U.S. Federal (USPTO) design trademark applications and registrations, we cite identical and closely similar design trademarks, in the goods and services classes you specify

We go beyond the USPTO coding process and add supplemental design code categories to identify the most relevant results. Our designs database is updated daily for the most-up-to-date results. Our experienced analysts review your search results to select the most relevant citations, saving you time.

Specialized Expertise for Results You Can Trust

At the heart of our solution is a team of Analysts offering unmatched expertise:

  • 14 years’ average experience searching visual brand assets.
  • Deep understanding of the nuances of design coding and searching.
  • Hands-on approach that no algorithm can match.

Enhanced Coding for Greater Precision

We go above and beyond the standard design codes and Vienna codes used by PTOs. Our Analysts review and recode each image using additional design categories for greater precision. Plus, they code marks for countries that don’t provide codes.

  • Reduced risk of missing a relevant result.
  • Make decisions with greater confidence.

Cover All Your Bases

Trademark office records can contain errors. To deliver results you can trust, our quality team reviews PTO databases, correcting errors to help ensure accuracy. Plus, we include crossreferences to variations like plurals, homophones and corrupted spellings to give you results free tools can’t deliver.

Why CompuMark?

  • Trust: Expert analysts with 14 years’ average experience.

  • Scale: Able to handle very large image search projects.

  • Reach: Global coverage

  • Precision: Enhanced coding maximizes relevant results.

U.S. Design Search Special Options

In-depth search into possible similarities with existing trademarks. Global coverage lets you choose the jurisdictions that matter to you.

In-depth search into possible similarities with existing industrial designs, including Community Designs. Available for the U.S., Europe and jurisdictions worldwide.

Complement your Design Mark Search with Industrial Design Search coverage. Valuable risk management to help identify design marks that are also registered as industrial designs.

Using both image search engines and textbased techniques, our expert Analysts search common law web sources to help you assess potential conflicts with your mark.

Protect your valuable brand images. We report on newly published visually similar marks and industrial designs in the classes and registers of your choice.

Include social media as part of a holistic trademark clearance strategy. Expand your Full Availability Search with an identical check of your proposed mark as a username on 100+ social media sites.

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