The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is the Federal agency for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks. It aims to provide high quality and timely examination of patent and trademark applications, guiding domestic and international intellectual property policy, and delivering intellectual property information and education worldwide.
The PSL: 1) develops and maintains primary standards traceable to national standards and calibrates and certifies customer reference standards; 2) provides technical guidance, support, and consultation; develops precision measurement techniques; provides oversight, including technical surveys and measurement audits; and anticipates future measurement needs of the nuclear weapons complex and other Department of Energy programs; and 3) helps industry, universities, and government agencies establish or verify new capabilities and products and improve measurement technology.
Sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S. Dept of Commerce), the NIST GSI is a gateway to a wealth of standards and conformity assessment information to help you compete successfully in the global marketplace. Find the latest global standards news, events, resources, key contacts and more.
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) provides you with easy access to ISO standards, graphical symbols, codes or terms and definitions. This new platform allows you to: 1) Preview the publically available sections of over 1000 ISO standards*, including the foreword, table of contents, introduction, scope and bibliographical references; 2) Access the most up to date content; 3) Run full-text searches; and 4) Use advanced filtering options.
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