The USPTO Trademark Case Files Dataset

The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth is proud to host the USPTO’s Trademark Case Files Dataset.  This dataset contains detailed information on 6.7 million trademark applications filed with or registrations issued by the USPTO between January 1870 and January 2012. This set is derived from the USPTO main database for administering trademarks and includes:

  • data on mark characteristics
  • prosecution events
  • ownership
  • classification
  • third-party oppositions
  • renewal history

These data are described in detail within the following papers:

The USPTO Office of Chief Economist developed these data files for public use, and encourage users to identify fixes and improvements.

Please provide all feedback to: EconomicsData@uspto.gov

Documentation

A map of all data files can be found here (same as Appendix I). These data comprise on aggregation of raw XML data found here.

Download full set of data files [.dta format (1.9 GB)] [.csv format (1.8 GB)]

UPDATE for 2012: [.dta format (2.1 GB)] [.csv format (2.0 GB)]

UPDATE for 2013: [.dta format (2.2 GB)] [.csv format (1.8 GB)]

Download individual data files (the direct download page is here):

File Name 2011
(Size)
2012
(Size)
2013
(Size)
case_file DTA
219 MB
CSV
206 MB
DTA
232 MB
CSV
218 MB
DTA
245 MB
CSV
146 MB
correspondent_domrep_attorney DTA
288 MB
CSV
222 MB
DTA
305 MB
CSV
235 MB
DTA
322 MB
CSV
248 MB
event DTA
425 MB
CSV
434 MB
DTA
468 MB
CSV
478 MB
DTA
512 MB
CSV
345 MB
owner DTA
393 MB
CSV
305 MB
DTA
418 MB
CSV
324 MB
DTA
443 MB
CSV
343 MB
owner_name_change DTA
2.57 MB
CSV
2.94 MB
DTA
2.53 MB
CSV
2.89 MB
DTA
2.48 MB
CSV
2.85 MB
classification DTA
65.3 MB
CSV
78.5 MB
DTA
69.1 MB
CSV
83.1 MB
DTA
73 MB
CSV
68.5 MB
intl_class DTA
27.6 MB
CSV
38.6 MB
DTA
29.2 MB
CSV
40.9 MB
DTA
30.9 MB
CSV
43.2 MB
us_class DTA
58.2 MB
CSV
73.2 MB
DTA
61.9 MB
CSV
77.9 MB
DTA
65.7 MB
CSV
82.6 MB
statement DTA
420 MB
CSV
450 MB
DTA
452 MB
CSV
490 MB
DTA
483 MB
CSV
532 MB
design_search DTA
12.3 MB
CSV
12.7 MB
DTA
13 MB
CSV
13.4 MB
DTA
13.7 MB
CSV
14.1 MB
foreign_app DTA
4.77 MB
CSV
4.51 MB
DTA
4.98 MB
CSV
4.72 MB
DTA
5.19 MB
CSV
3.19 MB
prior_mark DTA
8.27 MB
CSV
8.44 MB
DTA
8.78 MB
CSV
8.96 MB
DTA
9.28 MB
CSV
9.48 MB
madrid_intl_file DTA
0.548 MB
CSV
0.642 MB
DTA
0.659 MB
CSV
0.771 MB
DTA
0.78 MB
CSV
0.553 MB
madrid_event DTA
1.24 MB
CSV
1.35 MB
DTA
1.49 MB
CSV
1.62 MB
DTA
1.8 MB
CSV
1.18 MB

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