Inventor Info Chat - Webinar

Topic: “Overview of the Patent Examination Process” 

The USPTO Inventor Info Chat webinar series continues January 18, 2018, from 11 a.m. – noon ET, when we provide an overview of the patent examination process.

Presentation overview
Are you curious about what happens after you file a patent application?  Do you want to learn more about what a patent examiner does, and how he or she will determine if your invention is patentable?  This program will provide an overview of the examination process.  Topics to be covered include:

  • When to expect a response from the USPTO
  • What does the examiner consider
  • What is an Office Action
  • How do I respond to an Office Action
  • How can I discuss my invention with the patent examiner

Register for the webinar.

Join the webinar the day of the program and send your questions to during the event. 

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.  Other Patent Initiatives are also available for your review.

For assistance, please send an email to or visit our web page to see all upcoming programs.