Introduction to Patents

The Silicon Valley USPTO hosts a monthly Introduction to Patent lunch and learn session in its San Jose office from noon to 1:00 PM.  A supervisory patent examiner will give an overview of the patent system and answer general patent questions during a live information session.  This session is designed for inventors, entrepreneurs, and those who would like to learn more about the patent system and have a beginning to intermediate knowledge of the patent system.  This event is free and open to the public.  Please bring your own lunch to enjoy during the session, lunch is not provided.  Space is limited.  Please register here by January 17, 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 screening to gain access.

For accessibility requests, please email or call (408) 918-9900.