Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Where can I get more information about Patents and Trademarks?

The US Patent & Trademark is a good place to start.

Where can I get more information about Copyrights?

The US Copyright Office is a good place to start.

What website can I use for patent searching?

Google Patents is a free service that has patents from the United States and other countries.

Where can I go for trademark searching?

A good place to start is the US Patent & Trademark Office.

Where can I find more information about copyright term and the Public Domain?

A very nice source of information on copyright term and the Public Domain can be found here at Cornell University Library’s Copyright Information Center.