Learn the Basics of Intellectual Property with a Focus on Patents
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Learn the Basics of Intellectual Property with a Focus on Patents
WhereCentral Library
Room LocationLevel 4 - Room 1 - Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryIf you are an inventor, entrepreneur, or other creator of innovative work, you can't afford to ignore your intellectual property (IP). Learn about IP from USPTO experts. Registration is recommended.
DescriptionBefore you file your patent application, you need to conduct a prior art search. Learn to search databases used by patent examiners, the differences between patent applications, and about the pro se assistance program, law school clinic program and patent pro bono program from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Make sure to bring your questions.

Attend this free workshop to learn:

  • Patent searching
  • Patent application types
  • Patent pro bono program
  • Law school clinic program
  • Pro se assistance program
AccommodationsWe can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations.
NotesLibrary events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. This event is free and open to the public. Space is limited, so register early.
Contact Info*Central Library
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Contact Phone206-386-4636
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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