Patent Workshop for Inventors, Entrepreneurs and Small Business

Are you interested in learning about intellectual property from United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)-trained librarians? In this Monday evening session, the Hennepin County Library's staff will cover:

  • Intellectual property basics 
  • The patent process
  • How to do a preliminary patent search  

This event is free and open to the public but pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

The  Minneapolis Central Central branch of the Hennepin Public Library is a USPTO-designated Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC) and serves all of Minnesota. The PTRC program is a nationwide network of public, state and academic libraries that are designated by the USPTO to disseminate patent and trademark information and to support the diverse intellectual property needs of the public.