Posts Tagged: patent bar


Solutions for Promoting Patent Practitioner Diversity at the USPTO in the Battle Against Systemic Racism

A critical battle against systemic racism currently engages the United States. Patent practitioners across the country—from the University of Minnesota Law School (a mere 2.5 miles from …

USPTO’s Drew Hirshfeld on Proposed Changes to Requirements for Patent Bar Registration: It ‘Just Makes Sense’

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO or Office) earlier today published a Request for Comments in the Federal Register asking for public input into proposed …
By Gene Quinn
3 months ago 21

Ensuring Women and Diverse Candidates in the Patent Bar: We Must Address the Root of the Problem

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, it is important to point out the role of women in the field of patent law. Women have been members …
By Elaine Spector
3 months ago 17

USPTO Responds to Patent Bar Gender Gap Inquiry, Mulls Changes to Registration Process

The 2020 “Progress and Potential” report produced by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) focused on women and inventorship. Recently, however, members of Congress asked the …
By La'Cee Conley
5 months ago 29

Solving the Patent Bar Gender Gap Without Lowering the Bar to Eligibility

“Qualified women are unnecessarily excluded from membership in the patent bar,” wrote Mary T. Hannon in a recent law review article seen by Senators Mazie Hirono (D-HI), …
By Gene Quinn
6 months ago 44

Patent Bar Review: Chicago

Do you have an engineering or science degree or background? Take the Live Patent Office’s Registration Exam to become a Patent Agent or Attorney! Join John …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 0

PLI Patent Bar Review: Tysons Corner, VA

The PLI Registration Course is geared to one thing and one thing only - ensuring you pass the PTO …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 0

Patent Bar Review San Francisco CA

Do you have an engineering or science degree or background? Take the Live Patent Office’s Registration Exam to become a Patent Agent or Attorney! Join us …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 0

The Patent Bar Exam: Everything You Need to Know

The patent bar exam is a multiple-choice examination made up of 100 questions. You will be given 3 hours to complete the first 50 questions and another 3 hours to complete …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 2

Patent Bar Review Live in Minneapolis

Do you have an engineering or science degree or background? Take the Live Patent Office’s Registration Exam to become a Patent Agent or …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 0

Patent Bar Live in NY City

Do you have an engineering or science degree or background? Take the Live Patent Office’s Registration Exam to become a Patent Agent or …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 0

USPTO to Update Patent Bar Exam in August 2018

"This is a mere change in form, not substance," according to John White, principle lecturer in the PLI patent bar review course. "The PTO will start testing …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 2

Patent Practitioner Training: Everything Patent Practitioners Need to Know

You’ve passed the patent bar exam. Now what? We have heard that question too many times to count over the years as we have collectively spent …
By Gene Quinn & John White
3 years ago 8

Patent Bar Review Live in Chicago

Do you have an engineering or science degree or background? Take the Live Patent Office’s Registration Exam to become a Patent Agent or …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 0

Patent Bar Review Live in Northern Virginia

Do you have an engineering or science degree or background? Take the Live Patent Office’s Registration Exam to become a Patent Agent or …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 0