Check if a trademark is valid before you register it.
If you are unsure of the validity of a trademark, you can always contact a trademark expert.
You can check if a name is a trademark by typing it in the search box and clicking on ‘check trademark’.
Alternatively, you may visit the Trademark Registration Centre website and search for the name.
The Trademark Office has more information on checking a trademark.
Check a trademark name on an e-book, video game, website or mobile appYou can check a trademark’s validity using a trademark checker on your e-books, video games, websites or mobile apps.
You will need to register a trademark using the online trademark check tool.
You must check that the name is registered on the relevant e-commerce platform.
If it’s not, the domain owner will be asked to remove it.
To check if the trademark has been registered on an online trademark register, go to the Trademarks Centre online trademark registration site.
This is where you will need: an ePub reader, an eReader, or a computer with a web browser to access the site.
If the website is hosted in the United States, you will be able to search the domain name directly from the registration form.
If not, you’ll need to find the domain and visit its registration page.
You should then be able go directly to the domain’s registration page, where you’ll be asked if the domain is registered in the US or another country.
If registered in another country, you need to verify the domain registration and confirm that the domain was not previously used to register other domains.
Check if your website uses the same domain name as the domain registrar or website providerWhen registering trademarks, you should check that your website is using the same name as your trademark registrar.
For example, if your domain name is http://www.google.com, you must check if it is registered by Google.
If Google is not registered by your domain registrant, the website should not be used by Google, or your website should be removed.
You can also check if your web site is using a domain name that’s registered by another domain name provider.
For more information, visit the US Copyright Office’s website at www.copyright.gov.
If your website does not have a registered domain name, it should be used for the purpose of your domain.
If an alternative domain name registrar is used, then you should be able search Google to see if the website domain is currently being used by a registered third party.
The third party may be the domain administrator of the other registrant.
If so, you might be able find a domain registrars contact details.
For more information about using the trademark checkers trademark check tools, visit www.trademarkscheck.gov and the Trademeantier.com website at: www.truemeter.com.
You need to check if trademark registration is valid and that the trademark owner is a US personIf you are uncertain about the validity or registration status of a brand name or trademark, the best way to determine if you are eligible for a trademark registration certificate is to visit the United Kingdom’s Trademark Protection Agency (TPPA).
The TPA is an independent body that enforces the EU’s trademarks law.
It issues trademark registration certificates for brands and products in the EU.
TPPA issues certificates for products registered in Canada, which are also available for registered trademarks.
If you think you might qualify, you are encouraged to contact your trademark registration agency.
If they have questions, you’re encouraged to visit www-trademar.gov/trademars.gov for further assistance.
If trademark registration does not take place, your trademark could be suspended.
If this happens, the trademark will be removed from your domain, and you will have to pay a $50 application fee.