The Path to a Patent, Part I: IP basics

Are you interested in learning about intellectual property (IP) basics? In part one of this eight-part recurring series, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) experts will:

  • Provide a brief overview of the different types of IP (patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights)
  • Review the patenting process from invention, to application, to issue
  • Cover the requirements for patentability
  • Explain how to determine whether a provisional or nonprovisional application is right for you
  • Discuss how to weigh the costs and benefits of hiring a patent attorney

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This virtual event is hosted by the USPTO Silicon Valley Regional Office and is accessible to individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation, including captioning, sign language interpreting, please call 408-918-9900, email, or visit us online at Silicon Valley Regional Office

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This event is part of a series: Path to a Patent