Alaska Small Business Development Center

The Basics of Patents and Trademarks

Do you have patent or trademark questions? Don’t know where to go for resources? The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office offers many resources including a vast number of webinars that cover countless topics. By clicking the link, it will take you to the USPTO YouTube Channel.

Some popular topics to search once you reach the channel:

  • Basic Facts 01: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not Later
  • Basic Facts 02: Trademarks, Patents, and Copyrights
  • Basic Facts 03: Selecting a Mark
  • Basic Facts 04: Should I Register My Mark?
  • Basic Facts 05: How Do I Get Help With My Application?
  • TEAS Nuts and Bolts 01: TEAS Plus vs. TEAS RF vs. TEAS Regular
  • Roadmap to Filing a Patent Application
  • Legal Assistance Programs for Independent Inventors
  • Trade Secrets

For a VERY comprehensive Intellectual Property (IP) Guide, please follow this link.

The link above will take you to our client portal, where you will be able to register for access to this training video.