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Patent Information and Resources

Information on patents and resources

Patent Information and Resources

There are four main ways to protect intellectual property - patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights. Click on the tabs at the left for more information. Below you will find links to patent research sources and also a link to R.M. Cooper Library at Clemson University. R.M. Cooper Library at Clemson University is the official Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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