Woodson Research Center
6.25 cubic feet
The South Central Intellectual Property Partnership at Rice (SCIPPR) was established in 1997 as a partnership between Fondren Library, Rice University, and the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) to provide specialized services to the intellectual property community of greater Houston area, the south central United States, and Mexico. These records consist of documents relating to the planning and opening of the department and its eventual 2001 closing and the business conducted by SCIPPR during its days of operation. Included are billing, patent search requests, correspondence, general office files, meetings material, equipment planning and operational material.