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Patents and Trademarks: USPTO Patent Publications and Resources

This guide features patent and trademark resources and services.

USPTO Publications and Resources

USPTO Patent Publications (available on USPTO web pages)

General Information Concerning Patents (C21.26/2:yr.)

Patent FAQs

A Guide to Filing a Utility Patent Application (C21.14/2: UT 4)

Design Patent Application Guide (C21.14/2: D 46)

Patent and Trademark Glossary

Patent Attorneys/Agents Search

Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP) (C21.15:yr.)

Other useful resources

Patent Classification

Patent classification is a system for organizing all U.S. patent documents and other technical documents into specific technology groupings based on common subject matter.

Public Patent Search

Patent Public Search has two user selectable modern interfaces that provide enhanced access to prior art. The new, powerful, and flexible capabilities of the application will improve the overall patent searching process.

Official Gazette of Patents (C21.5:vol./no.)

Weekly publication with brief bibliographic information, text description, and single drawing of newly-issued patents.

Subject Specialist & PTRC Representative

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