Learn how to conduct a patent search at the USPTO Texas Regional Office

Are you interested in learning more about patent searching?

Register today to attend this in-person, interactive session led by United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) experts who will demonstrate how to conduct a patent search using the new Patent Public Search tool. This new web-based patent search application replaces legacy search tools Public-Examiner’s Automated Search Tool (PubEast), Public-Web-based Examiner’s Search Tool (PubWest), Patent Full-Text and Image Database (PatFT), and Patent Application Full-Text and Image Database (AppFT), which were retired in September 2022.

Participants will learn basic information about:

  • How to conduct a preliminary U.S. patent search
  • The Six Step Patentability Search Strategy
  • Patent searching tools

Register today

To learn more information about patent searching, visit the search for patents page on the USPTO website.

For questions about this event, contact the USPTO Texas Regional Office at TexasRegionalOffice@uspto.gov or 469-295-9000. Please feel free to bring your laptop and follow along. This event is strictly in-person and will not provide a virtual component. 

Accessibility accommodation


If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please submit your request to the contact information listed above.

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