Saturday, January 26, 2013, 10 am to Noon
Room 241 Dunbar Library
Designed for people with little to no knowledge about intellectual property marks, this free workshop reviews trademark basics: the difference between federal, state, and common law marks. Mechanics of searching the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) website and its trademark database, TESS. Hands-on portion allows participants to practice skills for determining if they can seek registration for their mark. Online filing will be demonstrated using the USPTO's TEASPlus electronic filing system.
The WSU Libraries are a Patent & Trademark Resource Center.