Training for Public Users

   Effective October 1, 1997, all public user training courses for
automated systems will have a $25.00 fee. Affected courses include the
Automated Patent Text system, the Automated Patent Image system, and the
Automated Trademark Xsearch system.

   Classes will be held at the PTO located in Arlington, Virginia. Class
sessions vary from four to eight hours. Class assignments will be
determined by date of received application and payment of fee.

   The $25.00 fee is due with submission of the appropriate application
form and can be made by check, money order, credit card, or deposit
account. Cancellations made two weeks or more prior to the class date
can be rescheduled for a later time. This fee is non-refundable.

   If further information is required, please call the Public Search
Services Division on 703-308-3040.

August 18, 1997                                            WESLEY H. GEWEHR
                                              Administrator for Information
                                                Dissemination Organizations