IP Resources:
Your basic guide to everything IP

As technology continues to penetrate all aspects of our world, a firm understanding of intellectual property, especially how small companies use their inventions and innovations to compete effectively, becomes increasingly important for businesses and consumers alike.

This IP Resources center provides the visitor with timely access to the latest information, news, presentations, research and links to the world of patents, intellectual property and how they're used effectively in business. Please bookmark this page or check back often!

ov-interior-patent-glossary   Glossary

Excerpted from the full alphabetized, hyperlinked glossary of terms used on the USPTO web site; provided here primarily for general information and background.

ov-interior-patent-ipnews   IP News

ov-interior-patent-articles   Articles

ov-interior-patent-podcast   Podcasts/Presentations

ov-interior-patent-relevent   Relevant Links

US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)

US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) Glossary

US International Trade Commission (USITC)

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

US Eastern District Court of Virginia

US Patent Process Overview

"This nation's greatest competitive advantage in the past were ideas that helped America grow. We need to put the power of ideas to use again, for the good of our future..."

- President Ronald Reagan
August 4, 1983