UCF Library Celebrates 30th Anniversary as a Patent & Trademark Resource Center (PTRC)

To celebrate its 30th year as a Patent & Trademark Resource Center (PTRC), UCF’s John C. Hitt Library will be hosting a free, one-day USPTO seminar: Researching Patent and Trademark Information, Thursday, December 13, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The seminar features a range of sessions for inventors, entrepreneurs, educators, students and legal professionals.  Topics include:

  • An overview of Intellectual Property
  • How to conduct a patent search
  • How to conduct a trademark search
  • How to avoid invention promotion scams
  • A local resource panel of business and innovation experts

The Florida Bar has approved this program for 5.5 General CLE credits and 5.5 Intellectual Property Law Certification Credits.

This event is open to the public, so anyone, regardless of UCF affiliation, is welcome to attend. Advance registration is recommended. Registrants will receive a complimentary parking pass for the event. For more information and to register, go to