What's in the Guide
This guide provides starting points for conducting patent or trademark research at the UW Engineering Library, as well as links to helpful resources and additional information. Many of the resources are available online. Click on the tabs above or one of the following links for more information about:
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) provides tools for patent and trademark research to libraries throughout the country. These Patent and Trademark Resource Centers (PTRCs) make these tools available to the public.
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Montana Tech Library of the University of Montana - Butte, Montana
All PTRC Locations by State
Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Foster School of Business
Entrepreneurial Law Clinic - School of Law
Innovation Serving Society - UW Innovations, Inventions, Discoveries & Research
U.S. Copyright Office - Library of Congress.
Information about copyrights and copyright registration. Frequently requested circulars and application forms are available at this site.
While the Library reference service staff is happy to provide assistance with your search, we cannot perform searches, evaluate searches, assist with your application or dispense legal advice.
The University of Washington and its employees are providing a service of an informational nature with no express or implied warranty for results and assume no obligation or liability for damage arising out of the use, or inability to use, the information provided. Every effort is made to keep this information up to date. However, errors and omissions may occur.
For the most up-to-date information or legal advice, please contact a patent or trademark attorney.