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Kelley Center - GOV

Offers access and service for patents and trademarks, United States and Texas state government information, maps, microfilm and microfiche.

Introduction to Foreign Patent Searching

Scope

Introduction to searching for foreign patents using the online tools of Espacenet. Includes searching for other types of patent literature and more practice with the new Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC).

Audience

Independent inventors in the community. (Academic patent researchers should contact the department to discuss alternative class arrangements.)

Registration

Advance registration is required. Please call 713-348-5483 to register.

Patent Searching Class

Scope

The class covers preliminary U.S. patent searching using the resources in our patent searching area and online resources from the USPTO.

Note: The scope of the class does not include trademark searching.

Audience

Independent inventors in the community. (Academic patent researchers should contact the department to discuss alternative class arrangements.)