Patent Basics

March 15, 2022 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Do you want to learn the basic facts about patents? Join us as we explore the different types of patents, including utility, design, and plant. You will discover the difference between both provisional patent applications and non-provisional patent applications, and how to use them. Further, you will learn about the process of patent prosecution, the role of the U.S. patent examiner, and what to expect when working with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. You will also receive information regarding a number of patent prosecution programs and initiatives available to applicants.

The webinars in this series from the USPTO are also available in Spanish. Visit the USPTO Eventbrite page to sign up.