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Georgia Tech Library Guide for ECE 4053 Research Methods

Georgia Tech Library Guide for ECE 4053 Research Methods students. Instructor: Professor Thomas Gaylord. Librarian: Bette Finn

Patent Databases

  • USPTO. Patent Public Search (for U.S. patents and published applications). United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Espacenet (for worldwide patent publications). European Patent Office (EPO)

Tabs for Patent search, Patent applications, Patent analytic tools, Georgia Tech related resources, Patent related training

Trademarks and Brand Names

Tabs for Trademark application, Trademark search

USPTO: What is a trademark? A trademark can be any word, phrase, symbol, design, or a combination of these things that identifies your goods or services.

Gale Directory Library. Click on icon "Brands and Their Companies" or use "Advanced Search" "Select one or more directories" "Select Series" check box for "Brands and Their Companies"

Gale description: Lists manufacturers and distributors from small businesses to large corporations, from both the public and private sectors. Provides complete coverage of U.S. consumer brands; manufacturers, importers and distributors; and companies that are out of business, as well as brands that are no longer in production or are now considered generic.