Introduction to Foreign Patent Searching

Patents & Trademarks
Prerequisites: 

Introductory Patent Searching Class - USPTO or experience using patent classifications.

Description: 

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.

Prerequisite: Please take our introductory patent searching class first explaining how to search for U.S. patents. This class requires familiarity with searching for patents by classification and knowledge of general patent information.

Cost

There is no charge.

Location

When you come to the class, please check in at the Kelley Center for Government Information, Data and Geospatial Services desk in the basement of Fondren Library

Dates for this Short Course

Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 3:45pm to 4:45pm
Location: 
Fondren B43 Collaboration Space