Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS)
The Trademark Electronic Search System, or TESS, is a search engine on the United States Patent and Trademark Office website that allows visitors to search the database of registered trademarks and prior trademark applications.
Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure (TMEP)
The Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure, or TMEP, sets forth the laws and regulations that must be followed to apply for and maintain a trademark in the United States. The TMEP is published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for use by trademark attorneys and examiners.