Government & Patents


Catalog of the Colorado State Publications Library. Documents can be found at the Library. Many are available online.

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Search or browse the full-text of the Colorado Revised Statutes and Colorado Court Rules.

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CIS Index, Congressional Record, United States Code, Federal Register, and Code of Federal Regulations. Track bills or find information on members of Congress. Formerly Congressional Universe.

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The GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.

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Catalog of U.S. government publications. Many link to full-text.

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Sample legal forms for a variety of issues. Many forms (with numbers starting with CO-) are specific to Colorado. Not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. Video Tutorial

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Full text of top consumer legal reference books, many from NOLO. Includes books on patents, copyright and trademarks. Classic view | Video Tutorial

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Use the database the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office's Patent Examiners use. Available only at the Denver Public Library's Reference Department at the Central Library, Level 3. Call 720-865-1363 for more information or to make an appointment. More information.

Available only in the Central Denver Public Library

The authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. Historical editions (1878-2012) available from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Additional Resources


Denver Public Library Patent & Trademark Resource Center


Denver Police Intelligence Files


Statistics: Denver, Colorado and Federal


The Denver Public Library is a congressionally designated selective depository for U.S. Government documents.

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Patent and Trademark Resource Center