USPTO events offering CLE credits

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) regularly organizes or participates in continuing legal education (CLE) credit offerings across the country. Offerings cover a variety of topics. Select an individual event from the calendar below for more information. 

Timeframe
March 2019
5
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Denver, CO US
8:30 a.m. MT
6
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Denver, CO US
8:30 a.m. MT
7
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Denver, CO US
8:30 a.m. MT
15
Pursuing Patent Protection Abroad - Overview of PCT San Jose, CA US
10:00 a.m. PT
April 2019
3
ChIPs: Advancing women in technology, law and policy Indianapolis, IN US
4:30 p.m. ET
16
Attorneys: Attend PTAB/TTAB live hearing Stadium Tour at Georgia State University College of Law Atlanta, GA US
12:00 p.m. ET
18
Chicago regional seminar Chicago, IL US
12:30 p.m. CT
May 2019
7
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner
8:00 a.m. ET
8
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner
8:00 a.m. ET
9
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner
8:00 a.m. ET
June 2019
4
Learn online how examiners approach claim interpretation
1:00 p.m. ET
18
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Agent Attorney 3-Day Course Dallas, TX US
8:30 a.m. CT
19
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Agent Attorney 3-Day Course Dallas, TX US
8:30 a.m. CT
20
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP) Agent Attorney 3-Day Course Dallas, TX US
8:30 a.m. CT
July 2019
9
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner San Jose, CA US
8:30 a.m. PT
10
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner San Jose, CA US
8:30 a.m. PT
11
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner San Jose, CA US
8:30 a.m. PT
August 2019
6
Learn online how examiners approach restriction practice
1:00 p.m. ET
October 2019
16
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner
8:00 a.m. ET
17
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner
8:00 a.m. ET
18
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner
8:00 a.m. ET
December 2019
3
Trademark Tuesday: Post-registration San Jose, CA US
12:00 p.m. PT
6
Attorneys: Learn how to protect your client's IP abroad San Jose, CA US
10:00 a.m. PT
10
Learn online how examiners approach unity of invention
1:00 p.m. ET
10
What’s the impact of the mandatory electronic filing rule change? Virtual
3:00 p.m. ET
11
Learn online how examiners approach unity of invention
1:00 p.m. ET
January 2020
28
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner (STEPP) 3-day course Miami Beach, FL US
8:30 a.m. ET
29
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner (STEPP) 3-day course Miami Beach, FL US
8:30 a.m. ET
30
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner (STEPP) 3-day course Miami Beach, FL US
8:30 a.m. ET
February 2020
11
Learn online how examiners approach examination of ranges
1:00 p.m. ET
12
Learn online how examiners approach examination of ranges
1:00 p.m. ET
March 2020
6
Learn how to protect your IP abroad San Jose, CA US
10:00 a.m. PT
17
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like a patent examiner (STEPP) 3-day course - POSTPONED Seattle, WA US
8:30 a.m. ET
18
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like a patent examiner (STEPP) 3-day course - POSTPONED Seattle, WA US
8:30 a.m. ET
19
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like a patent examiner (STEPP) 3-day course - POSTPONED Seattle, WA US
8:30 a.m. ET
April 2020
14
Learn online how examiners approach 35 U.S.C. 103 – Obviousness rejections
1:00 p.m. ET
15
Learn online how examiners approach 35 U.S.C. 103 – Obviousness rejections
1:00 p.m. ET
20
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner (STEPP) 3-day course - POSTPONED San Juan, PR US
8:30 a.m. ET
21
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner (STEPP) 3-day course - POSTPONED San Juan, PR US
8:30 a.m. ET
22
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner (STEPP) 3-day course - POSTPONED San Juan, PR US
8:30 a.m. ET
May 2020
12
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner (STEPP) 3-day course - POSTPONED Boston, MA US
8:30 a.m. ET
13
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner (STEPP) 3-day course - POSTPONED Boston, MA US
8:30 a.m. ET
14
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like an examiner (STEPP) 3-day course - POSTPONED Boston, MA US
8:30 a.m. ET
June 2020
5
Learn how to protect your IP abroad -virtual only San Jose, CA US
10:00 a.m. PT
9
Learn online how examiners approach double patenting
1:00 p.m. ET
9
Trademarks Webinar Series: Madrid Protocol Virtual
3:00 p.m. ET
10
Learn online how examiners approach double patenting
1:00 p.m. ET
11
Learn online how examiners approach double patenting
1:00 p.m. ET
July 2020
28
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like a patent examiner (STEPP) three-day course - CANCELED Minneapolis, MN US
8:30 a.m. CT
29
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like a patent examiner (STEPP) three-day course - CANCELED Minneapolis, MN US
8:30 a.m. CT
30
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like a patent examiner (STEPP) three-day course - CANCELED Minneapolis, MN US
8:30 a.m. CT
September 2020
11
Learn how to protect your IP abroad Virtual
10:00 a.m. PT
November 2020
10
Trademark practitioners: learn about representation, signatures, and ethical issues in trademark cases Virtual
3:00 p.m. ET
January 2021
26
Learn online how examiners approach After Final Practice Virtual
1:00 p.m. ET
27
Learn online how examiners approach After Final Practice Virtual
1:00 p.m. ET
28
Learn online how examiners approach After Final Practice Virtual
1:00 p.m. ET
February 2021
23
Learn online how examiners approach petitions practice Virtual
1:00 p.m. ET
24
Learn online how examiners approach petitions practice Virtual
1:00 p.m. ET
25
Learn online how examiners approach petitions practice Virtual
1:00 p.m. ET
March 2021
30
Trademark specimens overview for experienced filers Virtual
3:00 p.m. ET
June 2021
3
Understanding the trademark Post Registration Audit Program Virtual
3:00 p.m. ET
August 2021
17
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like a patent examiner with STEPP's four-day course Virtual
1:00 p.m. MT
18
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like a patent examiner with STEPP's four-day course Virtual
1:00 p.m. MT
19
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like a patent examiner with STEPP's four-day course Virtual
1:00 p.m. MT
20
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like a patent examiner with STEPP's four-day course Virtual
1:00 p.m. MT
September 2021
7
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like a patent examiner with STEPP's four-day course Virtual
1:00 p.m. UTC +1
8
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like a patent examiner with STEPP's four-day course Virtual
1:00 p.m. UTC +1
9
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like a patent examiner with STEPP's four-day course Virtual
1:00 p.m. UTC +1
10
Agents and attorneys: Learn to think like a patent examiner with STEPP's four-day course Virtual
1:00 p.m. UTC +1
23
Overview of the USPTO's trademark register protection initiatives
3:00 p.m. ET
December 2021
2
Preparing an effective letter of protest
3:00 p.m. ET