Commerce Department

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Noun1.Commerce Department - the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office)Commerce Department - the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau - the bureau of the Commerce Department responsible for taking the census; provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA - an agency in the Department of Commerce that maps the oceans and conserves their living resources; predicts changes to the earth's environment; provides weather reports and forecasts floods and hurricanes and other natural disasters related to weather
Technology Administration - an agency in the Department of Commerce that works with United States industries to promote competitiveness and maximize the impact of technology on economic growth
Patent and Trademark Office Database, Patent Office - the government bureau in the Department of Commerce that keeps a record of patents and trademarks and grants new ones
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A call by The Advocate to Jeffrey Fosdick, the representative at the trademark office who helped Kuhns through the process, was not returned, and a spokesperson for the Patent and Trademark Office says the agency would not comment on the matter.
Patent and Trademark Office, available at patent and trademark depository libraries or www.
Patent and Trademark Office awarded partnership contracts on June 18 to allow electronic filing of patent applications.
rings with the clash of hockey sticks or the dribble of basketballs, but last week it played a small role in a different kind of battle--a long-running dispute between the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) and inventor Joseph W.

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