Patent Wednesday, Part 3 Patent Searching

The Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional USPTO hosts an interactive, rotating three-part series on the patent process, resource navigation, and patent searching every third Wednesday of each month. 

  • Part One: Patent Process — October 16, 2019
  • Part Two: Types of Patent Applications and How to File — November 20, 2019
  • Part Three: Patent Searching —  December 18, 2019.

Space is limited, so register early for Part Three.

Coming to the Midwest Regional Office for an event?  Free parking is available in the parking garage at 600 River Place, adjacent to our building; view parking information. Guests must state they are visiting the USPTO. The USPTO is a federal facility and visitors are required to show a valid form of government issued ID (driver's license or passport), and may be subject to security screening.

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