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Resources for Patent Research

Find out what makes your technology unique and who else holds patents in your space. This basic DIY patent searching workshop includes an introduction to open web databases for patent searching, an overview of classification systems, and examples of prior art searches.
You will learn:
  • How to read a patent document quickly and efficiently
  • The advantages and limitations of various online patent resources
  • Strategies to build effective searches using keywords and classifications

 

When: Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018, from 1-3 p.m.

Where: Instruction Lab, 2nd floor, Gerstein Science Information Centre, 9 King's College Circle

Instructor: Michelle Spence, Reference and Instruction Librarian, Engineering and Computer Science Library, michelle.spence@utoronto.ca

 

Note: This workshop is free and registration is required. However, we have a minimum attendance threshold for this course to run. If you cannot attend this workshop, and fail to withdraw 48+ hours in advance, thereby preventing others on the waitlist from filling in your spot, your library account will be charged $10. Please note, it is your responsibility to sign-in next to your name on the attendance sheet for this workshop. A blank signature spot will result in a penalty charge.

 

This session is part of the Entrepreneurship Research Skills co-curricular record. To participate, bring your T-Card and register at the beginning of the session.

Related LibGuide: Introduction to Patents and Patent Searching by Mindy Thuna

Date:
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Time:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Gerstein Library
Campus:
St. George (Downtown) Campus
Categories:
  Business & Entrepreneurship     Co-Curricular Record  

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Gerstein Science Information Centre

9 King's College Circle

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