Inventor Info Chat - Webinar

Topic: "Prior art and it's use in determining patentability”

Presentation overview of Prior Art

  • How is prior art determined?
  • How does prior art fit in the examination process?
  • What are the different types of prior art?
  • What are the statutory requirements?

This presentation will be a helpful resource to those inventors who would like to understand what examiners at the USPTO consider to be prior art and how that prior art is used in official correspondence to applicants.  

The USPTO’s Inventor Info Chat webinar series continues on June 21, 2018 from 11 a.m. – noon ET, with Understanding the ADS Part 2 (Application Data Sheet).

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