Category Archives: Patents

The Capitol Stacks!

To read the February 2017 issue of the Capitol Stacks, click on the image above. To receive future issues, use the button below: Sign Up Now

Posted in Arizona State Government Publications, Business, Events, Fun, Government, Government Information, Intellectual Property, Law / Statutes, Libraries, News, Patent and Trademark Resource Center, Patents, PTRC, Resources, Start-up, The Capitol Stacks, Trademarks, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , ,

Wondering about provisional patent applications?

A provisional patent application can be a useful way of establishing a filing date for your invention while you develop the idea, conduct your patentability search, or draft your nonprovisional utility patent application. For more information, check out the article: … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Entrepreneur, Federal Legal Resources, Intellectual Property, Patent and Trademark Resource Center, Patents, PTRC, Research, Resources, Uncategorized | Tagged , ,

USPTO Patent Filing Webinar

Thinking about filing a patent, but confused by the application options? Check out the USPTO’s upcoming webinar: DATE AND TIME Mon, January 23, 2017 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST DESCRIPTION Are you an inventor looking to protect your idea … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Entrepreneur, Federal Legal Resources, Government, Government Information, Information, Intellectual Property, Patent and Trademark Resource Center, Patents, PTRC, Start-up, Uncategorized, Webinars | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Who invents voting machines?

We often hear about some interesting inventions here at the State Library’s Patent and Trademark Resource Center, but every now and then we are reminded that something we take for granted like voting machines indeed have to be invented and … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Collections, Elections, Fun, History, Patent and Trademark Resource Center, Patents, PTRC, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , ,

Startup Law Talk

Join us November 9th at the Phoenix Public Library’s Hive for Startup Law Talk! This workshop is for entrepreneurs who are thinking about forming a start-up, or have recently started a business, and want greater insight on how to avoid … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, Business, Education, Entrepreneur, Events, Intellectual Property, Law / Statutes, Patents, Trademarks, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

The People’s Incubator

Learn about the role of libraries in supporting start-ups, entrepreneurs, and small business in the ALA’s new report: The People’s Incubator Libraries Propel Entrepreneurship. Be sure to check out the photo of our PTRC resources on page 10!  

Posted in Arizona, Business, Collections, Entrepreneur, Libraries, Patents, PTRC, Start-up, Trademarks, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , ,

Intellectual Property IS a Business Strategy

Join us this Saturday, April 9th from 1 p.m.-2 p.m. at Scottsdale Public Library’s Eureka Loft to learn about intellectual property as a business strategy! Overview of the types of intellectual property Why startups should consider protecting IP The resources … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Entrepreneur, Events, Federal Legal Resources, Government, Information, Libraries, Patents, Start-up, Trademarks, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , ,