Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Indiana Trademarks

Yes, trademarks belong to the Federal government but the states also have a trademark system. Federal law limits the state trademark's validity only to the state issuing the trademark. So why file with a state? Because it is there, a sort of completeness along the lines of wearing a belt with suspenders.

Indiana's Secretary of State runs Indiana's trademark registry. The SOS also provides a web page of trademark information: