Patent Series Part 3 - Patent Searching
The Midwest Regional USPTO hosts an interactive question and answer session with our community outreach staff on patent process and resource navigation every 3rd Wednesday of each month. Starting in September 2017, this will be a 3-part series. This event is intended for individuals with a beginning to intermediate level of knowledge of patents. Get the most out of Patent Wednesday by checking out the Patent Process Overview prior to the event. Part 1 - Patent Process - September 20, 2017 Part 2 - Patent Applications and How to File - October 18, 2017 Part 3 - Patent Searching - November 15, 2017 An Economic Development Specialist from the Michigan Small Business Administration (Michigan SBA) will also provide an overview of their small business services and resource partners in counseling, capital, and contracting. Coming to the Midwest Regional Office for an event? View parking information.Stop in for a search! Reserve a workstation today. The USPTO is a federal facility and visitors are required to show a valid form of government issued ID (driver's license or passport), and may be subject to security screening.