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Starting a Business in El Paso County

This guide will help those thinking of starting a business and not sure where to start. It will provide resources and contact information for small businesses starting out.

Protecting your Intellectual Property

To protect your intellectual property you must register your intellectual property with the proper federal agencies. 

Patents and Trademarks

United States Patent and Trademark Office
TDD (571) 272-1000


Library of Congress

The Rocky Mountain Regional Office (RMRO) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is located in the Byron G. Rogers Federal Building in downtown Denver. 

For more information on the services the RMRO provides visit their website at: