Due to current situation, the Georgia Tech PTRC is providing virtual patent and trademark consultation and training to students, researchers, faculty and staff affiliated with Georgia Tech as well as inventors/entrepreneurs from the public, Please call or email to setup an appointment (Email: email@example.com; Phone: 404-385-7185).
Upcoming patent classes to be announced. Come back again.
If you are new to patents, check this page. for an overview of patent process, and watch this updated USPTO's training video on patent search strategy: How to conduct a preliminary U.S. patent search. For your convenience, you may also download a PDF copy of the Seven Step Strategy here.
Additional tutorials can be found under the Online Tutorials tab.
Free patent search classes are offered each month. Please check the left column for updates and registration information.
If you need to use USPTO's PubEAST/PubWEST systems for patent searching, please make an appointment first.
Individual or group consultation and training can be arranged by appointment based on availability. To make an appointment, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or call: 404-385-7185.
For immediate assistance, please call the Georgia Tech Library Services Desk at 404-894-4500.
For legal assistance, please contact a registered patent attorney or agent .
You may also contact Georgia Patents for possible Pro Bon services, if qualified.
Disclaimer: Library staff cannot offer legal advice, perform a patent search, assist in writing a patent application, or warrant the completeness of a patentability search.