Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, Trade Secrets
Learn about intellectual property and how to protect your creative work with United States Patent and Trademark Office-trained library staff. Register to receive a Zoom event link.
The Akron-Summit County Public Library is a Patent & Trademark Resource Center. Designated a PTRC in 1995, the library is part of a nationwide network of public, academic and special libraries spread throughout the United States. We offer access to resources from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in a variety of formats, including instructional classes, books, databases and handouts.
Join us for four weekly lunchtime sessions where our USPTO-trained librarians will help you learn more about intellectual property. Dates and topics are below. Register for one, some or all:
May 5 - Copyrights
May 12 - Patents
May 19 - Trademarks
May 26 - Trade Secrets
This is a free virtual program taking place via Zoom. A Zoom link and instructions will be emailed to all registrants the week of the program.
Can't wait to learn about intellectual property? Check out these titles from our collection:
Patent, Copyright and Trademark: An Intellectual Property Desk Reference by Richard Stim
A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects by Claudy Op den Kamp
Contact the Business, Government & Science Division at 330.643.9075 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
To register for this event please follow the More Info link provided on the right-hand side of the page.