Patent Quality Chat - Webcast

Join us at the Silicon Valley USPTO office in San Jose to view the Patent Quality Chat webinar simulcast from USPTO headquarters.This month's chat series continues with Subject Matter Eligibility: Guidance & Examination Resources. No registration is necessary.

The USPTO’s Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy Bob Bahr will discuss the resources we provide on subject matter eligibility, with an emphasis on the latest revision of the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure from January. This webinar will be especially helpful for those prosecuting patent applications and/or with an interest in statutory compliance with 35 U.S.C. § 101. Please send your input and questions to before and during the event.  After the webinar viewing, a Silicon Valley USPTO resource supervisory patent examiner will lead a discussion.

The Patent Quality Chat webinar series is presented as a part of the USPTO's continuous efforts to improve patent quality.

The content of this event is for someone with intermediate to advanced knowledge of the patent system.

Not able to join us in person? Visit the Patent Quality Chat web page for complete webinar participation instructions, upcoming events, and recordings of past events.

The event is free, but please RSVP here by March 12, 2018.   

Please note that the Silicon Valley USPTO is a Federal facility. Attendees are required to present a valid form of government-issued identification (driver license or passport) and may be subject to security screening.