Understanding patents and trademarks can be confusing. It is a challenge to patent an invention and to trademark a product or service. PTRCs provide the expertise to help you use search tools to access patent and trademark information. Find out more about PTRC training sessions and resources here on this site.
The Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC) at Georgia Southern Libraries is headquarted at the Zack S. Henderson Library on the main (second) floor of the Research Services Department in Statesboro, Georgia. For those unable to visit Henderson Library, Zoom meetings and phone chats are also available. PTRC librarians can:
The PTRC does not offer:
Information and content from the PTRC (including its programs or services) are provided for informational purposes only. Any information provided should not be considered legal advice. Content on this PTRC LibGuide is provided to facilitate related information and community connections to further IP awareness. Any information received should not substitute for securing legal advice from a licensed attorney.