(TRADEMARK LAW) to make a search to find out whether there are any prior uses or registrations with which the proposed trademark might conflict
Did the defendant use a reasonable process to select and clear the trademark?
to get over or past some obstacle or requirement; to officially declare that something has met some requirement or overcome some obstacle, step, or stage etc
Correspondent desires to engage NFS to execute and clear transactions and carry accounts on a fully disclosed basis on behalf of Correspondent.
to officially declare someone to be innocent or to free from blame
The former BBC presenter was cleared of raping two girls.