The following are document formats used on this website and links to individual exit pages for appropriate free viewers.
DOC - Word processing - a Microsoft office application
Microsoft Word is a word processor with automation features that allow you to create documents which may contain audio, graphs, images, and text. A freely distributed Word Viewer is available for those without Word who may wish to view or print Word documents.
JPG - JPEG image format - image editing software
Irfanview is a no-cost image editing software that can be used in preparing images for Trademark applications
PDF - Adobe Portable Document Format (used for documents, manuals and forms)
Adobe PDF files are final-form, non-revisable document pages produced using commercial Adobe software. The freely distributed, multi-platform (PC, Mac, UNIX) Adobe Acrobat readers allow you to view or print Adobe PDF files from within Web browsers or in stand-alone mode.
PageMaker is cross-platform professional page layout software. PageMaker allows you to combine text and graphics for desktop publishing. Plug-In's allow for transition from printed to electronic media.
PPT - Presentation - a Microsoft office application
Microsoft PowerPoint is presentation software which allows graphics, text, video, sound, multiple backgrounds and tools to custom tailor any presentation or slideshow. A freely distributed PowerPoint Viewer is available for those without PowerPoint who may wish to view or print PowerPoint presentations.
RM - REALMedia - multimedia
RealPlayer is software which allows your Web browser to play RealVideo format videos.
SHW - Presentation - a Corel office application
Corel Presentations Corel Presentations is presentation software allowing graphics, text, video, sound, multiple backgrounds and tools to custom tailor any presentation or slideshow.
TIFF - Tagged Image File Format (used for Patent images)
WP_ - Word processing - a Corel office application
Corel WordPerfect is a word processor with automation features that allow you to create documents which may contain audio, graphs, images and text.
XL_ - Spreadsheet - a Microsoft office application
Microsoft Excel is spreadsheet software that allows you to create spreadsheets, charts/graphs, and perform analysis of data. A freely distributed Excel Viewer is available for those without Excel to view or print Excel documents.
ZIP - Compressed file(s) - may contain one or more files of any other type of file
PKWARE is compression software that decompresses ZIP, TAR, GZIP, MIME, BinHex, UUencoded and XXencoded Files.
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