Tag Archives: PTRC

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

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Join us for an Upcoming Program!

January 24, 2017 – Intro to Trademarks Starting or expanding your business? Protect your brand by learning the basics of trademarks from attorney Frank G. Long. Choosing a strong mark Benefits of registration Avoiding common mistakes January 24, 2017, Noon – … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Funding Your Tech Startup

Our friends at Mesa Thinkspot are hosting a 3 part series on funding tech startups. The first is tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. These programs are absolutely free and held at THINKspot, inside Red Mountain Library at 635 N. Power Rd. … Continue reading

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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!  

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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

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