Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets

Thu 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Business Basics

Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets How can you protect your invention, product, brand name, logo, or short story that you’ve created? • This session will explore the four types of intellectual property, Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets, including definitions, costs, time frames, examples, and where to apply. • Preliminary search techniques for patents and trademarks will be covered, also what legal, state, and USPTO resources are available. The Oklahoma State University Library is a Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC), designated by the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a resource for those who want information about IP.

Speaker(s): Suzanne Reinman - Library Professor, Government Information/Patent and Trademark Resource Center - Oklahoma State University

Co-Sponsor(s): USPTO

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals with appropriate advance notice. Please contact OKSBDC Training Manager Cindy Ruminer by email at or call 580-745-2877. “Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.””

Fee: No Cost