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BCHM 320

Introduction to patents and patent searching.

Intellectual Property

Intellectual property rights granted by U.S. agencies do not extend to foreign countries. If you are interested in intellectual property rights such as patents, trademark, or copyright in foreign countries, applications must be submitted for those countries. The resources below provide information on seeking international intellectual property.

Additional Resources

  1. Frequently Asked Questions on Patents and Exclusivity: An FDA resource addressing IP and drug development
  2. How to conduct a preliminary U.S. patent search: A step-by-step strategy. A 36 minute tutorial from the USPTO.