The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) invites law students studying patent law to participate in the 2023 National Patent Application Drafting Competition. The competition introduces students to issues arising in U.S. patent law and develops their patent application drafting, amending, and prosecution skills.
Join us for a free, virtual overview of the 2023 National Patent Application Drafting Competition (NPADC) led by the Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional Office of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Tuesday, October 18 from 2:30 - 3:30 PM ET.
The presentation will include:
- An overview and history of the competition
- A review of the official rules
- Instructions on how to navigate the registration webpage
- Registration information
A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation.