Info Session: Ombudsman, Prior Art Search, and Interview Practice

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The Silicon Valley USPTO is hosting an informational session in its new San Jose, California office Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. PT.  The session will focus on resources for more efficient patent prosecution.  Specifically, we will showcase: (1) virtual interviewing capabilities and tips for conducting a successful examiner interview from San Jose; (2) searching for prior art using the search tools available in the regional office; and (3) utilizing the Patent Ombudsman to resolve procedural prosecution issues.

The sessions will be offered concurrently in three different rooms, and repeated three times.  Attend one, two, or all three.   Please meet in the lobby of the Silicon Valley USPTO, 26 S. Fourth Street, San Jose, California.

The event is free and open to the public.  Space is limited.  To RSVP, send us an email at