Visiting the Patent & Trademark Resource Center

The Patent and Trademark Resource Center and the USPTO workstation are located on the main floor in the Ryan-Matura Library. The collections are available for anyone to use. You do not have to be a Sacred Heart University student, faculty or staff member to use these collections.

PTRC Services offered at the Ryan-Matura Library:

Recognizing that intellectual property research is a complex endeavor with important legal and financial implications, our services are designed to support the individual or corporate/legal researcher's efforts to conduct self-directed and preliminary research.

Library staff cannot offer legal advice, conduct searches, assist in writing applications, guarantee completeness of searches, or advise on ideas. All final research, regarding intellectual property determinations, should be done in consultation with proper intellectual property legal professionals.

The Reference staff will make every effort to protect the confidentiality and privacy of researchers.


Please contact Robert Berry at or 203-365-4842 in order to set up a visit to the PTRC at Sacred Heart University Library.  Please indicate your name, email, phone, & a preferred day/time to visit.


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