In this article, we are going to show you how to check a business name for your Las Vegas business with the US Patent & Trademark Office.
Checking the Name with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Go to the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Homepage
Perform TESS Search
On the Trademark Tools & Links section of the page, click on the button the says, “Search TESS”
NOTE: TESS (Trademark Electronic Search System) is a free search system offered by the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) that is accessible 24/7 through the USPTO website.
Verify TESS Name Status
- You will be directed to the United States Patent and Trademark page’s Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS).
- On this page, you may choose any of the available options under the “SELECT A SEARCH OPTION” or the “ADDITIONAL SEARCH OPTIONS” as shown on the image as a reference.
- Once you have confirmed that the Business Entity name that you have in mind hasn’t been taken, you may proceed to CREATE AN ONLINE ACCOUNT.
So, that’s it. We’ve now completed the steps on how to check a business name with the US Patent & Trademark Office.