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sofTMware® is a free tool provided by Erik M Pelton & Associates for tracking and monitoring the status of USPTO trademark applications and registrations. It was built from scratch and uses the electronic data published by the USPTO. The tool emails users daily reports notifying them of any changes in the statuses they are tracking. Office actions, responses, registrations, publication, extensions of time to oppose, notices of opposition, and more are all potential statuses included in the update. The daily update contains an easy and quick link to jump directly to the USPTO records for each record which shows an update. The sofTMware tool can be used to monitor a single application or registration – or hundreds of them. It can be used with your own records, or those owned by others. I often use it to track trademark applications that look interesting, or to trademark records that could affect the records of our clients (for example, a third-party application that caused suspension of a client’s application).

Using a cloud-based secure website and password protected accounts at https://www.softmware.com, the sofTMware tool allows users to:

  • Follow multiple U.S. trademark applications and registrations in one place
  • Create custom categories to organize the applications and registrations being tracked
  • View all recent status updates
  • Link directly to multiple USPTO pages for each record (TARR, TDR, TTAB, Assignments)
  • View logo images
  • Sort records
  • Import multiple application serial numbers at once
  • Receive daily reports about status changes by email

For example, here is the beginning of an email update (the records here represent nothing other than that I found them interesting):

2012-12-18 SOFTMWARE email p1_001

Our free secure cloud based tool, sofTMware®, continues to track thousands of USPTO trademark records for users. The software has been updated to work with the recent XML updates made to the data published by the USPTO.

sofTMware® is a free tool provided by Erik M Pelton & Associates for tracking and monitoring the status of USPTO trademark applications and registrations. It was built from scratch and uses the electronic data published by the USPTO. The tool emails users daily reports notifying them of any changes in the statuses they are tracking. Office actions, responses, registrations, publication notices, extensions of time to oppose, notices of opposition, and more record statuses are included in the updates. The email update also contains an easy and quick link to jump directly to the USPTO records for each record which shows an update. The tool can be used to monitor a single application or registration – or hundreds of them. It can be used to track your own records or those owned by others.

Using a cloud-based secure website and password protected accounts at https://www.softmware.com, the tool allows users to:

  • Follow all of your U.S. trademark applications and registrations in one place
  • Create custom categories to organize your applications and registrations
  • View all recent status updates
  • Link directly to multiple USPTO pages for each record (TARR, TDR, TTAB, Assignments)
  • View logo images
  • Sort records
  • Import multiple application serial numbers at once
  • Receive daily reports about status changes by email

For example, here is the beginning of an email update (the records here represent nothing other than that I found them interesting):

2012-12-18 SOFTMWARE email p1_001

sofTMware® is available for free at www.software.com.  Let me know what you think of it!

sofTMware® is a free tool developed and provided by Erik M Pelton & Associates (EMP&A) for tracking and monitoring the status of USPTO trademark applications and registrations. The tool was built from scratch and uses electronic data published daily by the USPTO. Account holders receive daily reports via email notifying them of any changes in the statuses of USPTO trademark records that they are tracking. Office actions, responses, registrations, publication, extensions of time to oppose, notices of opposition, renewal reminders, and more are all potential statuses included in the update. Each email update contains an easy and quick link to jump directly to the USPTO records for each record which shows an update. The tool can be used to monitor a single application or registration or thousands of them. It can be used to monitor a company’s filings, a law firm’s filings, or to monitor filings owned by others.

sofTMware currently has more than 150 active users and is tracking the status of more than 25,000 USPTO records!

Create a free secure account at https://www.softmware.com/

Using a cloud-based secure website and password protected accounts at https://www.softmware.com, the tool allows users to:

  • Follow all of your U.S. trademark applications and registrations in one place
  • Create custom categories to organize your applications and registrations
  • View all recent status updates
  • Link directly to multiple USPTO pages for each record (TARR, TDR, TTAB, Assignments)
  • View logo images
  • Sort records
  • Import multiple application serial numbers at once
  • Receive daily reports about status changes by email
  • Receive notices when renewal periods begin

For example, here is the beginning of an email update (the records here represent nothing other than that I found them interesting):

2012-12-18 SOFTMWARE email p1_001

sofTMware® is available for free at www.software.com.  Let me know what you think of it!

sofTMware® is a free tool provided by Erik M Pelton & Associates for tracking and monitoring the status of USPTO trademark applications and registrations. It was built from scratch and uses the electronic data published by the USPTO. The tool emails users daily reports notifying them of any changes in the statuses they are tracking. Office actions, responses, registrations, publication, extensions of time to oppose, notices of opposition, and more are all potential statuses included in the update. And the update contains an easy and quick link to jump directly to the USPTO records for each record which shows an update. The tool can be used to monitor a single application or registration – or hundreds of them. It can be used with your own records, or those owned by others. I often use it to track trademark applications that look interesting.

Using a cloud-based secure website and password protected accounts at https://www.softmware.com, the tool allows users to:

  • Follow all of your U.S. trademark applications and registrations in one place
  • Create custom categories to organize your applications and registrations
  • View all recent status updates
  • Link directly to multiple USPTO pages for each record (TARR, TDR, TTAB, Assignments)
  • View logo images
  • Sort records
  • Import multiple application serial numbers at once
  • Receive daily reports about status changes by email

For example, here is the beginning of an email update (the records here represent nothing other than that I found them interesting):

2012-12-18 SOFTMWARE email p1_001

sofTMware® is available for free at www.software.com.  Let me know what you think of it!

Many trademark firms have not even registered their logos or their brand names. Many do not have slogans, or have not registered them. But I like to practice what I preach.

How many trademark attorneys can say they own 10 US trademark registrations? At least one!  SOFTMWARE® is now registered along with my slogans, brand names (newsletter, website, blog titles, logo, slogan, app name, and more). Of course, quantity is different from quality. More is not necessarily better. But as a trademark attorney advising brand owners to protect their names, logos, slogans and more, I believe it is extremely important that I heed my own advice, and register the brands I create and use.

PS – to learn more about SOFTMWARE, which lets anyone create an account to monitor the status of their trademark application and others at the USPTO, see here.

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