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Entrepreneurship Research Guide

San Diego Patent and Trademark Center (PTRC)

The PTRC at the San Diego Public Library 

  • Located on the 3rd floor of the Central Library
    • "You do not need to visit SDPL in-person to access search tools, but the library provides certain resources (e.g. a current collection of full-color Plant patents, and legal reference books) that are only accessible in-person." (Source: PTRC)
  • Using an online booking form or emailing Sarah Hendy-Jackson at to schedule a 30 minute appointment to learn how to search for trademarks or patents.
  • Lists of events from the USPTO 

Selected ebooks