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Will the Central Library still offer resources for independent inventors once the new Federal Patent and Trademark office opens in November?

Great question! The Central Library has been a proud Patent and Trademark Resource Center since 1977. With the opening of the new U.S. Patent and Trademark satellite office on November 9th, Dallas will be getting a host of additional resources … Continue reading

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Does the library offer any programs about patent and trademark searching?

Patent and trademark files are searched for many different reasons.  You might wish to see if your idea has already been patented, or want a copy of the complete drawings and specifications of a particular patent or trademark.  Or you … Continue reading

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Given that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) provides a freely accessible patent database on their Website, what additional benefits are available by coming to the library?

Dallas Public Library’s Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC), housed in the Government Information Center on the 6th Floor of the Central Library, offers the prospective inventor resources and services to assist with patent research and other information-seeking activities associated … Continue reading

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