Patent Wednesday Part 1: Patent Process

The Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional U. S. Patent and Trademark Office  hosts an interactive rotating 3-part series on the patent process, resource navigation, and patent searching every 3rd Wednesday of each month. 

  • Part 1 - Patent Process - April 17, 2019; July 17, 2019; October 16, 2019.
  • Part 2 - Types of Patent Applications and How to File - May 15, 2019; August 21, 2019; November 20, 2019.
  • Part 3 - Patent Searching - June 19, 2019; September 18, 2019; December 18, 2019.

Space is limited. For part 1, register here.

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