Guidelines for Completing Trademarks Cover Sheets (PTO-1594)
Cover Sheet information must be submitted with each document to be recorded. If the document to be recorded
concerns both patents and trad
emarks, separate patent and trademark cover sheets, including any attached pages for
rmation, must accompany the document. All pages of the cover sheet should be numbered consecutively for
xample, if both a patent and trademark cover sheet is used, and information is continued on one additional page for both
patents and trademarks, the pages of the cover sheet would be numbered from 1 to 4.
1. Name of Conveying Party(ies).
Enter the fu
ll name of the party(ies) conveying the interest. If there is more than one conveying party, enter a check
rk in the "Yes" box to indicate that additional information is attached. The name of the second and any subsequent
conveying party(ies) should be pl
aced on an attached page clearly identified as a continuation of the information in Item 1.
Enter a ch
eck mark in the "No" box, if no information is contained on an attached page.
2. Name, Address, Legal Entity Type, and Citizenship of Assignee.
3. Nature of Conveyance/Execution Date(s).
Enter the e
xecution date(s) of the document. It is preferable to use the name of the month, or an abbreviation of that
name, to minimize confusion over dates. In addition, place a check mark in the appropriate box describing the nature of the
ument. If the "Other" box is checked, specify the nature of the conveyance. The "Other" box should be
if the conveying/receiving party is correcting a previously filed document.
4. Application Number(s) or Registration Number(s).
ate the application number(s) including series code and serial number, and/or registration number(s) against
which the document is to be recorded. The identification of the trademark should be provided for all properties to avoid
recordation against the wrong property. A filing date should be provided only when the application or registration number is
unknown. Enter a check mark in the appropriate box: "Yes" or "No" if additional numbers appear on attached pages. Be
sure to identify numbers included on attached pages as the continuation of Item 4.
5. Name and Address of Party to whom correspondence concerning document should be mailed.
Enter the name and full address of the party to whom correspondence is to be mailed.
6. Total Applications and Trademarks Involved.
Enter the t
otal number of applications and trademarks identified for recordation. Be sure to include all applications
and registrations identified on the cover sheet and on additional pages.
Total Fee Enclosed.
Enter the t
otal fee enclosed or authorized to be charged. A fee is required for each application and registration
which the document is recorded.
Item 8. Payment Information.
Enter the dep
osit account number and authorized user name to authorize charges.
Enter the n
ame of the person submitting the document. The submitter must sign and date the cover sheet. Enter the
umber of pages including the cover sheet, attachments, and document.
This collection of information is required by 35 USC 261 and 262 and 15 USC 1057 and 1060. The information is used by the public to submit (and by the
SPTO to process) patent and trademark assignment requests. After the USPTO records the information, the records for patent and trademarks, assignments,
nd other associated documents can be inspected by the public. To view documents recorded under secrecy orders or documents recorded due to the interest
he federal government, a written authorization must be submitted. This collection is estimated to take 30 minutes to complete, including gathering,
preparing, and submitting the form to the USPTO. Any comments on the amount of time you require to complete this form and/or suggestions for reducing
is burden, should be sent to the Manager of the Assignment Recordation Branch, Randolph Square, Room 5D01, 2800 South Randolph Street, Arlington, VA
22206. DO NOT SEND FEES OR COMPLETED FORMS TO THIS ADDRESS. SEND TO: Mail Stop Assignment Recordation Branch, Director of the
TO, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450.
Enter the name and complete address of the first party receiving the interest. If there is more than one receiving
party,check the "Yes" box to indicate that additional information is attached and write the wording “See additional sheet” on the
citizenship line. On a separate sheet, provide all of the necessary information about the other receiving parties, as explained
below. If the receiving party is an individual, check the “Individual” box and enter the citizenship of the receiving individual. If the
receiving party is a legal entity, i.e., corporation, association, limited partnership, etc., designate the legal entity and citizenship of
the receiving party by checking the appropriate box and filling in the citizenship information. If a box is not provided for the legal
entity, check the “Other” box and write the nature of the legal entity, e.g., limited liability company, trust, estate, etc., and its
citizenship. Information about the entity type and citizenship is mandatory.
The citizenship of a legal entity is as follows: for a corporation, it is the U.S. state (or foreign country) of incorporation; for
an association, it is the U.S. state (or foreign country) under which it is organized; for a partnership or joint venture, it is the U.S.
state (or foreign country) under which it is organized, etc. In addition, for a domestic partnership or domestic joint venture, the
cover sheet must include the names, legal entities, and national citizenship (or the state or country of organization) of all general
partners or active members that compose the domestic partnership or domestic joint venture. For a trust or estate, the same
information should be provided. If additional space is needed, check the "Yes" box to indicate that additional information is
attached, write the wording “See additional sheet” next to the appropriate entity designation, and provide the required information
on the additional sheet.
If the receiving party is not domiciled in the United States, a designation of domestic representative is encouraged. Check
the appropriate box to indicate whether or not a designation of domestic representative is attached. Check the "No" box if no
information is attached.