Three-day patent application workshop by the USPTO

Are you a first-time patent application filer and unsure where to start in the patent-filing process? The USPTO is offering a three-day workshop on the fundamentals of the patent application process, starting today, through 1/25, 9 am — 4pm.  The Stakeholder Application Readiness Training (StART), for independent inventors and entrepreneurs, will teach how to: Safeguard …

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Ssshhhh: You don’t need an attorney to file a patent application.

USPTO teaches three-step approach to filing a patent without an attorney Interested in filing a patent application without assistance from a registered patent attorney or patent agent? The USPTO will host a free webinar on Wednesday, December 13, from 1-3 p.m. ET . Hosted by the Midwest Regional Office, the program is open to all. …

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Trademark Basics Bootcamp Starts 1/10/23

You don’t need an attorney to apply for a trademark. If you’re filing yourself, be informed: first, do a search, and learn the difference between trademarks and service marks, and standard character formats vs. special-form formats. Learn it all at the USPTO’s Trademark Basics Boot Camp. This free, eight-part weekly series begins Tuesday, January 10, …

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Workshop: Common mistakes and post-filing support

The USPTO’s “Path to a Patent” series continues tomorrow with a workshop about common mistakes in patent-filing. Learn about filing a patent application, what to do after you’ve filed, and common mistakes inventors make during the process.  Common mistakes we see include: failing to list all inventors; filling out the forms incorrectly; not reading the …

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TOMORROW! Intellectual property basics and helpful resources

Thursday, May 5, 2022: Free Workshop from the USPTO Unfamiliar with patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets? Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) experts about intellectual property (IP) basics and potential ways to protect your innovation as you transition from idea to product. The discussion will cover: …

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Run it by a patent agent.

Got an idea that you think is patentable? Interested in learning about the patenting process? Ask Scott, the Patent Agent, during his weekly virtual office hours with Venture Cafe Philadelphia. Thursdays from 3 — 4 pm ET. Register for a session through Venture Cafe Philadelphia.