Patent and Trademark Day Set for November 6th

By Marketing and Communications | 10-02-2018


The Texas A&M University Libraries are hosting Patent and Trademark Day on Tuesday, November 6th from 8:30 am-4:30 pm in Evans Library Room 204E. The event coincides with the Libraries’ 35th anniversary of being a Patent and Trademark Resource Center.

Two librarians from the United States Patent and Trademark Office will be on hand to provide valuable information on intellectual property and will also demonstrate how to perform patent and trademark searches.

 

“We are very excited to welcome speakers from the USPTO as they come to share their knowledge about patents and trademarks,” said Jared Hoppenfeld, Director of West Campus Library.  “It will be a great educational experience for attendees as well as a nice way to celebrate our 35th anniversary of being a Patent & Trademark Resource Center.”

 

Sessions throughout the day will include:

  • Overview of Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets
  • Conducting a Preliminary U.S. Patent Search Using USPTO Databases
  • Local Resource Panel
  • Conducting a Preliminary Federal Trademark Search Using USPTO Databases
  • Non-USPTO Solicitations and Invention Promotion Scams: Asking the Right Questions

The program is free and open to the public.

 

For more information or to register please visit: bit.ly/PatentTrade2018 or contact Jared Hoppenfeld, Director of West Campus Library at jhoppenf@library.tamu.edu.

 


 

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