Learn online how examiners approach double patenting

Want to be briefed on recent examination practice and procedure guidance on double patenting? Attend an interactive Virtual Instructor Led Training (vILT) course featuring recent training delivered to experienced USPTO examiners. The USPTO is applying for two hours of CLE credit in Virginia for this course. Class size is limited, so register early for this free opportunity.

This course reviews the different types of double patenting rejections with AIA updates, when a restriction does or does not prohibit double patenting, the various types of arguments and evidence applicants can provide to overcome a double patenting rejection, and several detailed examples of when double patenting is proper or improper.

Registration is open from April 27, 2020 to May 25, 2020.

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For questions about this course, please email vILT@USPTO.gov.

Reasonable Accommodation Requests

If you are an individual with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation to access this training, please contact the USPTO’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity (OEEOD) at oeeod@uspto.gov or 571-272-8292. You may also contact USPTO’s Reasonable Accommodation Program Manager, Heather Austin Jones, at heather.jones1@uspto.gov.

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