Patents and Trademarks

This guide features our Patent and Trademark Resource Center's (PTRC) resources and services.

USPTO Resources

Learn about patents and search strategies:


Search for patents:


The older search databases, PatFT, AppFT, PubEAST, and PubWEST, were retired on September 30, 2022. View the announcement here.


Pro Bono (Free) Legal Assistance


Patent Assistance:

Subject Specialist & PTRC Representative

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Alfred Mowdood
The University of Utah
J. Willard Marriott Library
Head of Faculty Services,
Representative, Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC), and
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Kinesiology
295 South 1500 East #2110 R
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0860
(801) 585-7125

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