Patent Wednesday, Part 1: Patent Process

The Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional USPTO hosts an interactive, rotating three-part series on the patent process, resource navigation, and patent searching every third Wednesday of each month. 

  • Part One: Patent Process — October 16, 2019
  • Part Two: Types of Patent Applications and How to File —November 20, 2019
  • Part Three: Patent Searching — December 18, 2019.

Space is limited. For part 1, register Register early for Part 1.

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