Public Patent Examination Learning Center

Program Audience Course Format *CLE Available? Recorded?
Stakeholder Training on Examination Practice and Procedure (STEPP)
Derived from newly hired examiner training
Agent/Attorney
course
In-person, 3 days Yes No
Inventor course In-person, 3 days No No
Patent Quality Chat
Webinar series on patent quality topics 
Open Webinar No Yes
Virtual Instructor Led Training (vILT)
Recent training delivered to experienced examiners
Open Webinar Yes No
Examiner Training Materials
Computer-based training (CBT) modules used to provide practice and procedure training for newly hired patent examiners
Open CBT No Yes

*CLE - continuing legal education