Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

May 2007


Presented at PATLIB Conference, May 16, 2007, Seville, Spain. Copyright (c) 2007 Virginia Baldwin.


To give conference attendess of patent librarians from all over Europe an overview of patent and trademark organization characteristics in the United States. Included were details about:

1. United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent and Trademark Depository Library Program (PTDLP)
2. Patent and Trademark Depository Library Association (PTDLA)
3. PTDLA Goals and Objectives – responding to the USPTO “2007-2012 Strategic Plan”
4. Patent Statistics
5. University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Office of Technology Development and “Tech Transfer”