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Thursday, November 19 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Advanced Patent Searching

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This workshop will help inventors and entrepreneurs already familiar with patents to perform competitive intelligence, prior art searching (to find earlier inventions), and discover international patents. After a brief introduction to patents and the patent process, including international treaties, attendees will be guided in searching on the European Patent Office (EPO) website, the USPTO's Patent Application Information Retrieval (PAIR) public system, along with a brief overview of more powerful patent research tools.

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John Meier

Science Librarian
John Meier is a Science Librarian at the Physical and Mathematical Sciences Library in the Penn State University Libraries at University Park.  He is the liaison librarian to the departments of Mathematics and Statistics and also the Patent and Trademark Resource Center librarian for Penn State.  John attends annual workshops at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and online training in patent and trademark assistance... Read More →

Thursday November 19, 2015 3:00pm - 4:15pm
W211A Pattee Library University Park

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