Intro to Patent Searching

Join the Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional Office of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC) at the Art, Architecture & Engineering Library at University of Michigan, to learn the basics of patent searching. Presenters from the Midwest Regional Office will provide an overview on patent searching using publicly available tools and the Examiner’s Automated Search Tool (EAST), which is available at the PTRC and the Midwest Regional Office.

Public parking is available at Lot NC27 and NC43.  Please register as space is limited.

Please view the North Campus map, where you can find parking lot locations.  For more information please contact Leena Lalwani, Coordinator for Engineering Collections, Art, Architecture and Engineering Library, University of Michigan Libraries at or 734-936-2332.