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J. Robert Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library

Protect Your Innovation 2020

This guide contains content relevant to the Husky Innovate workshop "Protect Your Innovation."


Conduct a prior art search using the 6.5 Step Patent Search Strategy to determine if your idea already exists: a device that will attach to a fishing reel to display how much line is paid out.

Questions for Steps 1-4

Questions for Steps 5-6.5 (in PatFT)