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.
From the National Institute of Standards and Technology, this site provides information about the use of documentary standards and conformity assessment activities in the Federal government; background materials and resources on the standards landscape that are useful for industry and academia; and useful standards and conformity assessment information freely available to the general public.
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) provides you with easy access to ISO standards, graphical symbols, codes, or terms and definitions. This platform allows you to preview the publicly available sections of more than 1,000 ISO standards, including the foreword, table of contents, introduction, scope, and bibliographical references; access the most up-to-date content; run full-text searches; and use advanced filtering options.