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Patent and trademark services have been relocated from Wendt Library to Steenbock Library, Room 118.
Steenbock Library is a designated Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC). Patent librarians provide patent and trademark information and searching assistance for the general public and the UW-Madison community.
The Patents and Trademarks Research Guide provides basic information on patents and trademarks, searching tips and tutorials, online resources, and help for inventors and researchers. For a more detailed introduction to intellectual property and patents, you can also review the following UW Libraries micro-courses:
Steenbock offers patent and trademark assistance by phone (608-262-0696), email, or in person:
Librarians are available to assist researchers between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. We recommend you make an appointment if you are new to patent searching or would like in-depth patent assistance.