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Every application must include a clear depiction of the mark. The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office uses representations of marks:

  • to file marks in the USPTO search records;
  • to print marks in the Official Gazette (eOG:T) and
  • on registration certificates.

For TEAS applications, the mark must be in:

  • standard character form (a separate page depicting the mark is not required); or
  • special form (includes a design or stylized lettering)–the applicant must attach a digitized image of the mark in .jpg format to the electronic submission.

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