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).
Note: The class does not include trademark searching.
Please note: The department is listed as closed on May 13, but the class will still be held.


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


The number of seats is limited, and advance registration is required. Please call 713-348-5483 to register. If you need to cancel your reservation, please call so people on the waiting list can take the class now.


The charge is $5.00 (cash only) per person for class materials. Please bring exact change. We are unable to accept checks or credit cards.


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

Date and Time: 
Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Fondren B43 Collaboration Space
Contact Information: 

Kelley Center For Government Information, Data and Geospatial Services