The USPTO hosts a rotating 3-part monthly series on the patent process, types of patent applications and how to file, and patent searching.About this Event
The Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional USPTO hosts an interactive rotating 3-part series on the patent process, types of patent applications and how to file, and patent searching every 3rd Wednesday of each month. This event is intended for individuals with a beginning to intermediate level of knowledge of patents. Get the most out of Patent Wednesday by checking out the Patent Process Overview prior to the event.
Each class builds off the prior class, while it is not necessary, it is recommended to attend the series in order.
Part 1 - Patent Process - October 21, 2020 (WebEx only)
Part 2 - Types of Patent Applications and How to File - November 18, 2020 (WebEx only)
Part 3 - Patent Searching - December 16, 2020 (WebEx only)
Submit your patent questions prior to the event to TWlkd2VzdFJlZ2lvbiB8IHVzcHRvICEgZ292 or call 313-446-4800 for more information. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) collects this information under authority of 35 U.S.C. 2(b)(2). The information you provide will be used to register to participate in Agency-sponsored events and programs designed to disseminate information to the public on topics related to patents and trademarks. This system includes information about individuals who have requested participation in an Agency-sponsored event or program. The information is protected from disclosure to third parties in accordance with the Privacy Act. However, routine uses of this information may include disclosure to the following: to non-Federal personnel under contract to the Agency; to a court for adjudication and litigation; to the Department of Justice for Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) assistance; to members of Congress working on behalf of an individual; and to National Archives and Records Administration for inspection of records. If you do not furnish the requested information, the USPTO may not be able to process your request for participation in the event or program. The applicable Privacy Act System of Records Notice for this information request is PAT-TM-19, Dissemination Events and Registrations: Federal Register vol. 71 December 27, 2006, page 77739, available at https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2006/12/27/E6-22122/privacy-act-of-1974-system-of-records