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Patent and Trademark Information, Two Programs

November 5, 2019

Have you developed an original design or cutting-edge method? If so, or yet nurturing that product, our librarians, with campus and community partners, offer two opportunities, this month, to understand and protect your intellectual property.

For Graduate Students
Lunch and Learn: Intellectual Property and Invention Disclosure for Graduate Students
Thursday, November 7 (Noon-2:00 PM)
H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building
Follow link to register. Registration link
This program, designed for graduate students, will provide guidance for assessing and disclosing an invention, with time to network and to ask questions of area experts.
Co-sponsored by the Graduate School Office of Professional Development, WARF, and UW Libraries Patent & Trademark Resource Center.

For Community Patrons
Researching Patent & Trademark Information: Essential Information You Need to Protect Your Intellectual Property
Wednesday, November 13 (9:00 AM-4:30 PM)
Madison Public Library, Central Branch, 201 W. Mifflin Street
While this is a free, public program, follow link to register. Registration link

This program, presented by USPTO librarians and staff from area entrepreneurial-support organizations, will provide an overview of patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets; tips for protecting oneself against invention promotion scams; and opportunities for searching patent and trademark information.
Co-sponsored by Madison Public Library and UW Libraries Patent & Trademark Resource Center.