Learning Tools & Links

  • Glossary

    A-Z definitions of intellectual property terminology

  • Inventors Eye Archive

    Inventors Eye is the USPTO’s newsletter for the independent inventor community published since 2010. Browse through our archive to find stories about innovation, profiles of...

  • Subscriptions

    Sign up here to receive the latest news and updates from the USPTO conveniently via e-mail

  • IP Programs and Awards

    National Medal of Technology and Innovation, Edison Visiting Scholar Program, Patents for Humanity, and National Inventors Hall of Fame program information

  • Intellectual Property (IP) Policy

    The USPTO leads efforts to develop and strengthen both domestic and international intellectual property protection. The USPTO advises the President -through the Secretary of...

  • Operating Status

    Notices related to USPTO closures, postal service interruptions and emergencies, and other events

  • Copyright Policy

    The copyright team of the Office of Policy and International Affairs (OPIA) assists in advising the Administration and other Federal Government departments and agencies on...