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Free patent workshop to be held Sept. 20 at Wichita State

Monday, September 08, 2008

A free workshop will provide introductory information on the patent process and hands-on training in patent searching. The workshop will be held at Wichita State University from 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, in 217 Ablah Library.

Patent workshops are a free service of WSU Libraries, one of only 84 U.S. libraries designated as information centers by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. WSU houses the only such library in Kansas.

Nan Myers, associate professor and patents/trademarks librarian, will conduct the workshop.

Myers will explain how to do preliminary patent searching and give hands-on instruction in using the U.S. Patent Office's online database of patents from 1790 to the present.

To register for the workshop, call (316) 978-5130 or (800) 572-8368. Or, come to the Government Documents Office on the first floor of Ablah Library.

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Created on Monday, September 08, 2008; Last modified on Wednesday, November 19, 2008