The State of Arizona Research Library is a Patent and Trademark Resource Center, one of about 80 designated by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Plan Your Visit
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office publications and guides
- “How to” patent and trademark guidebooks
- Instruction in doing a preliminary patent or trademark search
- Legal Periodicals
- Access to PubWEST and PubEAST patent databases - WEST stands for Web-based Examiner’s Search Tool, an internal U.S. Patent and Trademark Office database for use by USPTO patent examiners. PubWEST is the public version of WEST offered only in the Public Search Facility and Patent and Trademark Depository Libraries. EAST stands for Examiner Assisted Search Tool, a newer, faster interface. [ONLY AVAILABLE WITHIN THE RESEARCH LIBRARY]
Visit our LibGuide for instruction on patent research and the services offered by our PTRC.
The Arizona State Library and Archives’ Guide to Patents
Patent searching - USPTO
Trademark/Trade name searching