A Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC) is part of a nationwide network of public, state, and academic libraries designated by the USPTO to support the public with trademark and patent assistance. PTRC library representatives provide a wide array of services that include:
- Provide access to resources such as PubEAST and PubWEST, examiner-based search systems
- Direct you to information and explain the application process and fee schedule
- Demonstrate how to use search tools to conduct a patent or trademark search
- Show you a directory of local patent attorneys who are licensed to practice before the USPTO
- Offer classes on intellectual property (varies by location)
- Offer assistance on how to do historical research on patents and trademarks
- Show you how to track current research by company or nonprofit
- Help you find assignee information and much more.
Representatives from the Texas Regional Office will be giving a presentation at the Tulsa Central Library pertaining to USPTO resources and services that are available for inventors, entrepreneurs, and businesses.
Learn more about resources and services provided by the Patent and Trademark Resource Centers.
The program is free and open to the public. For inquiries about the event:
please email TXROevents@uspto.gov(link sends e-mail), visit us at the Texas Regional Office home page, or call us at 469-295-9000.