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Patent/Trademark Searching

Meet the Trademark Experts

Teleconferencing Q&A session with trademark experts from the USPTO.

Meet the Patent Experts

Four class curriculum on patents broadcast to Fondren Library's PTRC from the USPTO Texas Regional Office.

Meet the Patent Experts: Class 4 - Claim Drafting and Pitfalls

Interactive Q&A session with patent experts broadcast to Fondren's PTRC from the USPTO Texas Regional Office (TXRO).

Meet the Trademark Experts

Interactive question and answer session with USPTO trademark experts webcasted to Rice's PTRC (Patent & Trademark Resource Center). Join in this free event open to the public if you are planning to get a trademark or are just interested.

Meet the Patent Experts

Attend an interactive Q&A webinar with patent experts from the USPTO Texas Regional Office.  The 4-class curriculum on patents covers:

Patent Searching Class

The class covers preliminary U.S. patent searching using the resources in our patent searching area and online resources from the USPTO and the European Patent Office (EPO).

Introduction to Foreign Patent Searching

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).

Please note: The department is listed as closed on May 13, 2017, but the class will still be held.

Patent Searching Class

The class covers preliminary U.S. patent searching using the resources in our patent searching area and online resources from the USPTO and the European Patent Office (EPO).

Please note: The department is listed as closed on May 13, but the class will still be held.

Patent Searching Class

The class covers preliminary U.S. patent searching using the resources in our patent searching area and online resources from the USPTO and the European Patent Office (EPO).

Introduction to Foreign Patent Searching

The class uses the online tools of Espacenet and includes searching for other types of patent literature and more practice with the new Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC).