Patent & Trademark Center - 5th Floor

Department detail


The Library will be closed May 25 for Memorial Day

The Brooks Walker Patent and Trademark Center, a part of the Government Information Center, is one of five California libraries designated a U.S. Patent and Trademark Depository Library. The Center offers computerized searching of patents and trademarks.

Collections and Services Available

  • Complete patents, 1790 to present
  • All current Patent and Trademark Office forms, publications and regulations
  • The latest editions of popular legal guides
  • Books and journals on marketing inventions
  • Indexes to historical patents and trademarks
  • Official Gazette of the Patent and Trademark Office, 1872 forward
  • Annual Report of the Commissioner of Patents, 1790 to 1925 & 1949 to 1983
  • All Copyright Office forms

Helpful Resources

Take our survey