Inventors and Product Developers
We have brochures and flyers explaining the patent and trademark filing process and fee structures for patent and trademark applications.
We also have lists of attorneys and agents registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Start your search here:
(freely available online resources)
Patents for Inventors:
Patents for Research:
Patents – Historical, Special Topics, News, Multimedia:
The library staff can instruct you how to perform trademark and patent searches and guide you to the most relevant sources for your needs.
Serious inventors should consider coming in for instruction on using the USPTO’s PubWest database, which is available only in the Engineering Library. Visit, email or telephone today.
Engineering / Patent & Trademark Librarian
Directions in Lincoln:
Take Antelope Valley Parkway to X Street
Go West on X Street to 16th Street (Nebraska Hall is at 16th & X Streets)
Enter the building at the 16th & W streets door
The Engineering Library is on the 2nd floor
W204 Nebraska Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588-0516
Open to the Public
For weekend access, please call ahead during the weekday.