Dallas, TX

During the past 12 months, the Government Information Center at the Dallas Public Library has continued intellectual property programs started during years past. We see new opportunity going forward, especially as we have now regained access to the PubWEST tool.

Approximately every other month, the division hosts One-to-One: Questions and Answers, a program we have hosted continuously since 2004, made possible by the generous endeavors of patent attorney Bob Wise. During the 20-minute sessions, Bob answers questions from individual inventors in a private setting. Bob is a former patent examiner and the president of the Texas Inventors Association. The program is generally booked to capacity each time it is offered. Patron comments from the sessions are typically very positive, and include responses such as