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Get the competitive edge you need. No matter how big or small your enterprise is, we are here to help. Our market research services don’t just save your company time and money, we can also identify potential customers to help increase your bottom line.
We subscribe to more than 10 proprietary databases to help you research market trends, intellectual property landscapes, patent holdings, registered trademarks and business and financial reports.
Just starting out? We can provide you with examples of business plans, industry surveys, and direct mailing lists. We can also refer you to funding sources, entrepreneur assistance programs, and business mentoring.
These services are provided at no cost. Requests for research can be made by phone or email. In person consultations are by appointment only.
Housed within the BIC, the Center is part of the national network of Patent and Trademark Resource Centers, designated by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to receive and maintain a collection of U.S. patent and trademark documents for public use. Our expert staff regularly undergo extensive training at the USPTO headquarters and can save you time and money in identifying prior art. Additionally, we offer inventors 3D printing and graphing software for prototypes. Whether you are filing a patent, trademark, or copyright, we will be with you every step of the way. These services are provided at no cost and are by appointment only. Check out our website at www.carlsonptrc.org.
PVAC allows you to virtually consult with a USPTO Patent Examiner through a webcam and remote filesharing. This service is crucial to ensuring your application has all the necessary documentation that is required for filing. This service is provided at no cost and is by appointment only.
Division Supervisor: Jennifer Byrnes
115 South Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604
Fourth Floor of the Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building
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Open the second Saturday of each month, 10 am - 5 pm
The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times, as well as country-and industry-focused reports and data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.
Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports.
Extensive industry research written from an objective business perspective. A Dun & Bradstreet product.
Industry Research with a global perspective.
In-depth company information. Allows users to create a list of companies using more than 175 search and segmentation filters. A Dun & Bradstreet Product.
IBISWorld is a powerful business tool that provides strategic insight and analysis on more than 1,000 U.S. industries. Extensive, objective and easy to digest, IBISWorld research offers the very latest content on every U.S. industry to help you make better decisions, faster. Password required for full access. Ask librarian for assistance.
Game-changing intellectual property search software.
Uses machine learning and statistical analysis to evaluate the strength of either a patent or an idea.
Information on more than 245 million businesses world wide. Advanced search functionality allows you to build custom lists.
Data, Forecasts, Market Size, Technologies, Statistics and Trends Analysis.
Insights and facts across 600 industries and more than 50 countries.
CFRA provides stock, ETF, and Mutual Fund research through MarketScope Advisor. CFRA delivers in-depth qualitative research on 1,500+ companies, as well as market and sector commentary and the latest news and analysis on global sector themes, industries, ETFs and mutual funds.
Financial details of over 25,000 active and inactive companies. Full access for free in the library
Provides fast and easy access to Morningstar Mutual Funds in a PDF format. Full access for free in the library
The online version of the newsletter including both current and archived versions. Full access for free in the library
Collects data and analyzes the performance of approximately 8,000 stocks, 13,000 mutual funds, 80,000 options and other securities. Full access for free in the library
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