Topic: Business Basics
Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets
How can you protect your invention, product, brand name, logo, or short story that you’ve created?
• This session will explore the four types of intellectual property, Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets, including definitions, costs, time frames, examples, and where to apply.
• Preliminary search techniques for patents and trademarks will be covered, also what legal, state, and USPTO resources are available.
The Oklahoma State University Library is a Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC), designated by the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a resource for those who want information about IP.
Speaker(s): Suzanne Reinman – Library Professor, Government Information/Patent and Trademark Resource Center – Oklahoma State University
Fee: No Cost