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Moravian Library
Kounicova 65a
601 87 Brno

PhDr. Martina Machátová
tel: (+420) 541 646 170
fax: (+420) 541 646 100
e-mail: machat@mzk.cz 

Information sources:

  • Czechoslovak and Czech patent files
  • Czech publications in the area of legal protection of industrial property
  • magazine “Průmyslové vlastnictví”
  • Bulletin of the Industrial Property Office

Services offered:

  • rental services
  • copying
  • Internet
  • researching and information services

Research Library in Hradec Králové
Hradecká 1250/2
500 03 Hradec Králové

Director: Eva Svobodová
tel: (+420) 494 946 200
fax: (+420) 494 946 225
e-mail: knihovna@svkhk.cz

Information sources:

  • ESPACE PRECES
  • pool of printed patents

services offered:

  • 24/7 information service
  • access to patents on CD-ROMs with a printing option
  • on-site rental of printed patents with copying and scanning options

ARID v. o. s.
Divišova 829
500 03 Hradec Králové

Chairwoman: Daniela Filová
tel: (+420) 491 482 486
e-mail: dnfil@yahoo.com; arid-hk@seznam.cz

Services offered:

  • researching the state-of-the-art, solutions to technical problems, legally available room for inventions
  • rationalisation proposals, including the development of rationalisation statutes for companies
  • advice and analysis in effective use policies for intellectual property, determining the economic potential of inventions, assistance in the commercialisation of inventive ideas, enforcement of rights, monitoring of global industry leaders
  • training courses in intellectual and industrial property
  • training courses in intellectual and industrial property aimed at promoting inventiveness and spotting technical talent among primary school pupils and youth
  • TRIZ - creating and dealing with innovation tasks
  • comprehensive services related to the commercialisation of innovations and inventions
  • information services relating to intellectual and industrial property

Research Library in Olomouci
Bezručova 2
779 11 Olomouc 9

Director: RNDr. Jitka Holásková
tel: (+420) 585 205 300
e-mail: is@vkol.cz
 

Information sources:

  • ESPACE PRECES 1993-2003
  • patent files, sections A-H

Services offered:

  • on-site consultation

Moravian-Silesian Scientific Library in Ostrava
Prokešovo nám. 1802/9
Moravská Ostrava
702 00 Ostrava

Director: PhDr. Libuše Foberová, Ph.D.
tel: (+420) 596 118 881
fax: (+420) 596 138 322
e-mail: foberova@svkos.cz

Information sources:

  • the complete collection of the patent files issued in the Czech Republic between 1918 and 2014
  • academic journals published by the Industrial Property Office, magazine “Průmyslové vlastnictví ”
  • lists of awarded Czech patents and registered utility models
  • online database (database of the Industrial Property Office, Espacenet)

Services offered:

  • reading room and rental of patent files and other field-specific literature
  • access to documentary and bibliographic databases

Education and Research Library of the Plzeň Region
Smetanovy sady 2
305 48 Plzeň

Direcotor: Mgr. Daniel Bechný
tel: (+420) 377 306 911
fax: (+420) 377 325 478
e-mail: svk@svkpl.cz

Information sources:

  • ESPACE PRECES
  • patent files
  • bulletins of the Czech Slovak patent offices
  • specialised publications – law, industrial property information
  • journal “Průmyslové vlastnictví”
  • MPT classifications
  • online databases (Czech Republic, esp@cenet)

Services offered:

  • rentals of patent literature
  • copying patent files
  • researching the state-of-the-art
  • presenting and making available the databases of the Industrial Property Office
  • information and consultancy, referencing services

Industrial Property Office
Patent Information Department
Antonína Čermáka 2a
160 68 Praha 6

tel: (+420) 220 383 129
fax: (+420) 224 311 566
e-mail: objednavky@upv.gov.cz

Director: Ing. Miroslav Paclík, Ph.D.
e-mail: mpaclik@upv.gov.cz

Information sources:

  • Czechoslovak and Czech patent documents and utility models
  • foreign patent documents and utility models
  • industrial designs
  • Bulletin of the Industrial Property Office
  • specialised publications related to industrial property rights
  • journal “Průmyslové vlastnictví”
  • bulletins of foreign patent and trademark offices and international organisations
  • international patent classification - all versions
  • international classification of products and services, international classification of figurative elements
  • international classification of industrial designs - all versions
  • specialised publications related to industrial property rights - all versions
  • foreign online databases - patents and utility models (esp@cenet, USA, other open-access databases)
  • foreign online databases - industrial designs, trademarks (open-access databases)
  • databases of commercial centres - Dialog, STN International, DELPHION, Questel-Orbit, EPOQUE
  • patent documents on full-text CD-ROMs - ESPACE series
  • research files on CD-ROMs: CASSISS, TRACES (OZ)

Services offered:

  • rental of patent documents and literature
  • copying patent files
  • sale of copies of invention descriptions
  • researching patents and utility models, industrial designs, trademarks in the Czech Republic and beyond
  • researching bibliographic data for patent documents (name of the proprietor, inventor, patent families, legal status of documents)
  • researching the historical patent pool
  • researching patents to establish the state-of-the art and novelty
  • monitoring the state-of-the art in the selected field (with regular updates on newly published documents or parts thereof)
  • researching trademarks (word elements, figurative elements, combined trademarks, bibliographic data, researching the historical pool)
  • CETMOS search service (trademarks)
  • researching industrial designs (as for the external appearance of products, bibliographic data)
  • information - helpdesk (email) and information centre (technical designs, industrial designs, trademarks)
  • training - part-time specialisation study programme and short-term courses or seminars

Institute for Intellectual Property Rights (ÚPODV)  

Metropolitan University Prague
Učňovská 1/100
190 00 Praha 9-Jarov

Head: Ing. Marta Hošková
Tel.: (+420) 725 708 166
fax: (+420) 266 106 534
e-mail:jakl@mup.cz
web: www.mup.cz


Information sources:

  • professional publications related to intellectual property rights; Reference Library of the Institute for Intellectual Property Rights
  • publications of the World Intellectual Property Organisation; The Jiří Hájek Library at MUP serves as a depository library for the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organisation based in Geneva).
  • publications released by the Metropolitan University Prague
  • Journals:
    • Acta MUP- Legal Protection of Intellectual Property
    • Průmyslové vlastnictví (ÚPV);
    • Duševné vlastníctvo;
    • Aktuální otázky práva autorského a práv průmyslových (Faculty of Law, Charles University);
    • ACTA VŠFS - University of Finance and Administration;
    • Law Reports-European Copyright and Design Reports;
    • Managing Intellectual Propperty;
    • WIPO MAGAZINE.

Services offered: 

  • rental services for the above sources of information;
  • information and consultancy related to intellectual property rights;
  • information on the study and teaching of intellectual property.

I. P. EURO, s.r.o. (Praha)
 

PATENTSERVIS Praha a.s.
Na Podkovce 281/10
147 00 Praha 4 - Podolí
Česká republika

Executive Officer: Ing. Josef Škvor
tel: +420 2 61 09 00 11
fax: +420 2 61 21 49 21
e-mail: patmag@patentservis.cz
 

Metropolitní univerzita Praha, o. p. s.
Dubečská 900/10
110 00 Praha 10 - Strašnice

Czech Chamber of Commerce
Freyova 27
190 00 Praha 9

Association of Innovative Entrepreneurship of the Czech Republic
Novotného lávka 5
116 68 Praha 1

Centre for Regional Development of the Czech Republic
Vinohradská 46
120 00 Praha 2

Business and Investment Development Agency (CzechInvest)
Štěpánská 15
120 00 Praha 2

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