Inventor Info Chat - Webinar

Topic: "Understanding the Patent Examination Process”

The USPTO’s Inventor Info Chat webinar series continues on November 15, 2018 from 11 a.m. – noon ET with an informative discussion on "Understanding the Patent Examination Process.”

Presentation Overview

  • Explanation of the role of the patent examiner in examination of an application
  • Explanation of the examination process
  • Explanation of the office action
  • Explanation of applicant’s rights and responsibilities when responding to an office action
  • Explanation of the appeal process

This presentation will be as helpful resource in the understanding of an office action, the role of the examiner, and applicant’s rights and responsibilities.

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The Inventor Info Chat webinar series is presented by the Office of Innovation Development, which fosters invention and entrepreneurship by providing full access to the U.S. intellectual property system.  

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