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Before you file a local or international trademark application, it is important to search existing trademarks in your target markets.

Your search will help uncover trademarks that may be similar or identical to yours. If your trademark infringes on the rights of another person or company, you may not be able to register it.

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Available WIPO tools and e-services

Global Brand Database

Start your search for existing identical or similar trademarks in your target markets with this simple yet powerful tool. Browse trademarks from multiple national and international databases to find out whether the trademark you want to register (or a similar one) is already protected.

Features + benefits:

  • Over 28 million trademarks from 35 databases (including those registered through the Madrid System)
  • 14 data-field search options, including image search
  • Easy to search U.S. or Vienna image classes by description, and browse by Nice Classification indication number
  • Automatic search suggestions
  • Downloadable search results and records

Learn more | Launch the Global Brand Database

Tip!

If you need assistance with your pre-filing search, or advice on strategies to avoid conflicts with existing trademarks, consult a trademark attorney or agent. National/regional intellectual property offices generally maintain a list of registered attorneys and agents.

Video: Search by image with the Global Brand Database

Start your search with the Global Brand Database. This resource includes brand data from 35 sources, including trademarks registered through WIPO's Madrid System.

If the country or region you are interested in is not included in the Global Brand Database, you should start by searching the trademark register of that particular country/region. Use the Member Profiles Database to locate contact information and websites for Trademark Offices of Madrid System members.

More information is available in the guide to searching before filing.

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