Trademark Basics (Online)

If you own a business and want to sell products and services on the market, do you have to register a trademark? What are the differences between a trademark and a patent, or trademarks and copyrights? How to search for existing marks to make sure yours is unique?

In this class, you will learn trademark basics, a quick overview of trademark databases, and additional resources. Handouts are included.

Audience: Inventors, entrepreneurs, students, researchers, and professionals.

After an introduction to trademarks, we will explore the free U.S. trademark databases, its features and additional tools for searching and checking registration status.

Audience: Entrepreneurs, business owners, students, researchers, and professionals.

The class is offered on Thur., Feb. 24 at 1 p.m. Please follow the link above to register online.

This class is a part of the Intellectual Property Seminar Series, offered by the Georgia Tech Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC), Georgia Tech Library, are open to students, faculty, and staff affiliated with Georgia Tech as well as everyone from the public. All are welcome. For more information, please email:

Event Details


  • Thursday, February 24, 2022
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Location: ONLINE

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