Intellectual Property Series for Beginners - Patent Application Basics and Online Filing

The USPTO will provide a series of programming regarding intellectual property at the Denver Public Library. The first part in the series will focus on an introduction to intellectual property, and the attendee will learn about the different types of intellectual property that exist.  From there, a focus will be on patents and how to research inventions on line to make a determination whether or not it’s something new. Additionally, the advantages of filing a provisional application vs a regular patent application will be discussed, as a quick and inexpensive means to get a filing date of an invention.  

This session will go over that basic requirements of what’s required to file a non-provisional patent application as well as provide a basic understanding of how to claim your invention.  Sound complicated? We’ll look at the advantages of filing an application with an Attorney or Agent or going “Pro Se” as well as the Pro bono program for the region. Finally, we’ll provide a brief overview of how to file your application electronically online.

  • Application basics
  • Understanding Claim language
  • Filing your application online
  • Pro Bono program
  • Pro Se vs Attorney/Agent

If you have questions, please contact the Rocky Mountain Regional Office(link sends e-mail) or call 303-297-4600.

Register here as the Rockwell Room is limited to 36 seats.