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PATLIB Centre Leuven

Host organisation: K.U.Leuven Research & Development, Intellectual Property
Name of centre: PATLIB Centre Leuven
PO box: 5105
PO box address:
Street: Minderbroedersstraat 8A||BE
Postcode / Town: 3000 Leuven
Country: Belgium
Telephone number: 0032 16 32 6521
Fax: 0032 16 32 6515
Opening hours: Monday: 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday: 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday: 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday: 09:00 - 17:00
Friday: 09:00 - 17:00
IP rights covered
Public reading room The reading room provides the public with access to national, European and international IP documentation so that they can perform their own searches. PATLIB staff advises the public how to search and how to retrieve relevant documents. Visitors may search IP databases free-of-charge using the workstations provided.
Provision of intellectual property documentation The PATLIB centre provides copies of IP documents (paper and electronic documents)
Helpdesk services The PATLIB centre provides information on IP procedures, different kinds of IP rights, the requirements for filing an IP application, fees, search possibilities, etc. Legal advice is not included in this service.
User training The PATLIB centre organises training sessions (seminars, workshops) concerning IP rights, databases, search techniques and other IP related issues.
Lecturer services The experts from the PATLIB centre give lectures during IP training events or in the framework of IP related university curricula.

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