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This guide supports UCI’s innovation and entrepreneurship community by connecting users to relevant resources used to conduct research.

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Helpful USPTO Webpages

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is the federal agency responsible for granting U.S. patents. 

UCI Patent Resources

Learn About Patents

Patents Presentation

Want to learn more about patents and the patent process?
Check out the slide deck from IP Strategy is a Business Strategy, a presentation given by Steve Koziol, Assistant Regional Director, Silicon Valley USPTO at UC Irvine on January 17, 2020.