USPTO

Definition : United States Patent and Trademark Office
Category : Governmental » Firms & Organizations
Country/Region : United States United States
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What does USPTO mean?

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO or USPTO) is an agency in the United States Department of Commerce that issues patents to inventors and businesses for their inventions, and trademark registration for product and intellectual property identification.The USPTO is based in Alexandria, Virginia, after a 2006 move from the Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia.